Duncan Herrington

Managing Director, Head of Activism Response & Contested Situations
New York

Duncan Herrington joined Raymond James in 2016. He previously served in Credit Suisse’s contested situations practice, where he was responsible for advising both domestic and international clients on shareholder activism, takeover defense, contested M&A transactions and corporate governance matters. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Herrington was an M&A lawyer based in the London office of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, where he specialized in structuring and executing cross-border transactions. Combined, he has more than 10 years of investment banking and M&A experience with a specialty in advising on shareholder activism and other contested matters. Mr. Herrington holds a JD from Harvard Law School, an MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Economics from Rhodes College, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.