Overview

Douglas Youngman is a New York financial services attorney who focuses his practice in the field of derivatives, complex financial transactions and structured products.

Mr. Youngman has more than 22 years of experience in financial services and related transactions. He advises clients on the negotiation and execution of a wide range of derivatives, including interest rate swaps, total return swaps, credit default swaps, caps and options, as well as guaranteed investment contracts, forward purchase agreements, repurchase agreements and other reinvestment products. He also counsels clients on structured finance, liquidity (letter of credit, standby bond purchase, revolving credit), bank lending and direct purchase transactions in the municipal and tax-exempt healthcare and higher education markets.

Mr. Youngman has extensive experience representing lenders, creditors and service providers in connection with municipal bankruptcy, under both the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), and in respect of distressed municipalities.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Youngman was a financial services attorney at an international law firm in its New York office.

Credentials

Education
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.
  • Tufts University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 USA, Finance: Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) – Municipal, 2015-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Derivatives and Futures Law, 2019

Publications

News