Katharine O'Banion
  1. Counsel

Ms. O’Banion is counsel in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Derivatives & Structured Products Group in New York. She advises financial institutions, companies and investors on the structuring, negotiation and execution of a broad range of equity-linked transactions, including public and private convertible and exchangeable securities offerings and associated derivative transactions, accelerated share repurchase programs, margin loans secured by significant positions in public companies, and various equity-linked hedging and monetization transactions.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Economics, Wellesley College, 2008
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2011
    • Executive Editor, Yale Journal on Regulation

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2011