Overview

Drue represents top-tier private equity funds and their portfolio companies, Fortune 500 companies, corporate borrowers and financial institutions in connection with structuring, negotiating and documenting interest rate, currency, commodity, credit and equity derivatives transactions. He advises clients on derivatives issues across many practice areas, including mergers and acquisitions, debt finance, restructuring, energy and project finance. Drue also advises on cross-border derivatives regulation.

Drue was named a “Rising Star” by IFLR1000, 20172019, and was recognized by The Legal 500 United States for Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, 2018–2019.

He was a recipient of a Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award each year from 20132019.

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Recognition

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, 2018–2019

Honored as a “Rising Star” by IFLR1000, 2017–2019

Recipient, Kirkland & Ellis Pro Bono Service Award, 2013–2019

Memberships & Affiliations

New York State Bar Association: Derivatives and Structured Products Law Committee

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012, New York
  • 2012, New Jersey (inactive)

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawJ.D.cum laude2011

    Recipient of Monrad Paulsen Scholarship

    Executive Editor, Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution

  • State University of New York at Stony BrookB.S., Business Finance & Political Sciencewith Honors, summa cum laude2008
    Men’s Ice Hockey: Team Captain and All-American