Lauren Teigland-Hunt

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Lauren Teigland-Hunt
Occupation Managing Partner
Employer Teigland-Hunt LLP
Location New York

Lauren Teigland-Hunt is managing director of Teigland-Hunt LLP, a law firm based in New York with a focus on derivatives.

She also serves as an adjunct professor at the New York Law School.[1]

Her practice focuses on derivatives, securities and commodity transactions and corresponding U.S. commodities law and regulation. Teigland-Hunt represents financial institutions, hedge funds, exchanges and trade associations, with a focus on equity, credit, fixed income and commodity derivatives as well as transactions in physical energy.[2]

She also advises on regulatory issues related to derivative transactions and acts as counsel to several ISDA drafting committees and the derivatives subcommittee of Managed Funds Association (MFA).


Prior to founding Teigland-Hunt LLP in 2002, she was an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in the firm’s commodities, futures and derivatives group from 1996-2002. She also worked as a futures trader and banker in New York and Paris from 1986 to 1993.

She also has experience in the credit derivatives space and was actively involved in the development of industry documentation for the CDS auction process.

John Lothian News Interview

John Lothian News Editor-in-Chief Jim Kharouf spoke with Teigland-Hunt about documentation standards for cleared swap transactions (Section 731 of the Dodd-Frank Act), the FCM “agency model” imposed by sections 723 and 724 of the Dodd-Frank Act, and the first iteration of a standard execution agreement for cleared swaps, released by FIA and ISDA in June 2011. Published October 24, 2011.


She earned her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, A.B. 1986 and her law degree from Stanford Law School in 1996.


  1. AQdjunct Faculty. New York Law School.
  2. Lauren Teigland-Hunt. Teigland-Hunt.