Randall D. Guynn

RANDALL D. GUYNN is a partner and head of the Financial Institutions Group at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. His practice focuses on providing strategic bank regulatory and enforcement advice and advising on M&A and capital markets transactions when the target or issuer is a banking organization or other financial institution. He also advises on bank failures and recapitalizations, corporate governance and internal controls, cross-border collateral transactions, credit risk management, securities settlement systems and payment systems. His clients include all six of the largest U.S. and many of the world’s leading European and Asian banking organizations. Mr. Guynn was recognized as one of the most widely consulted U.S. legal advisers on matters arising out of the financial crisis. See “In the Red Zone,” The American Lawyer (January 2009). He has represented the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and senior management of several financial institutions on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and its implementation. Mr. Guynn graduated with Highest Honors from Brigham Young University in 1981 and in 1984 received his J.D. (Order of the Coif) from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Executive Editor of the Virginia Law Review. He clerked for the Honorable J. Clifford Wallace, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, from 1984-1985 and for the Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Supreme Court of the United States, October Term 1985. randall.guynn@davispolk.com

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