Mr Schell is a partner in Davis Polk’s corporate department, practicing in the derivatives and structured products group. He regularly advises financial institutions on numerous types of domestic and international debt and equity capital markets transactions. He represents issuers and investment banks. His practice focuses on advising financial institutions in connection with their capital markets offerings and issues related to those offerings such as the Federal Reserve’s TLAC rules or the current LIBOR transition. Within this capital markets practice, he has over a decade of expertise in structured product transactions, including synthetic exchangeable securities and other equity, commodity and currency linked products. He has extensive experience developing new financial products, including innovative offerings of units, warrants, exchange traded notes and proprietary indexes, for both retail and institutional investors.