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Matthew Frankle

Matthew Frankle focuses his practice on secured lending and equity derivative transactions. The lending transactions are syndicated or bilateral loans generally secured by concentrated listed stock positions or hedge fund interests. The equity derivative transactions are often variable delivery forward or collar / loan financing transactions.

In addition, Matthew advises major financial institutions on structured products involving proprietary indices.

Moreover, as the market for cryptocurrency and digital assets has expanded, Matthew consults on lending transactions where cryptocurrency is used as collateral.

Matthew began his career as a securities / capital markets attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell and later practiced at several major investment banking institutions. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Matthew was a partner in Greenberg Traurig’s finance department in New York. 

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized in Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners, for Derivatives (Nationwide), 2021
  • Recognized in Legal 500 U.S., Legalease, for Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, 2021
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Selected Client Representations
  • Represented Royal Bank of Canada in connection with approximately $175 million monetization of Newmark Group Inc’s earnout shares of Nasdaq Inc. via a post-paid forward transaction.
  • Represented Bank of America in connection with $195 million secured loan over hedge fund interests.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
  • "Financing Bitcoin: The Problem of Actual Delivery," co-author, Law360, January 18, 2018
  • "Wage Garnishments in Bankruptcy: Riddervold Revisited," author, 21 Cardozo L. Rev. 927, 1999


B.A., Mathematics, State University of New York at Albany, 1993

J.D., Benjamin Cardozo Law School, 2000, magna cum laude; Articles Editor, Cardozo Law Review


Intern to the Hon. Jerome Feller, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1998


New York

Press Release
Haynes Boone Lawyers Prominently Featured in 2021 Chambers USA
May 21, 2021

Haynes and Boone, LLP practices and lawyers across the country were recognized as industry leaders in the 2021 edition of the Chambers USA legal directory, published by Chambers and Partners. The directory honored 71 Haynes and Boone lawyers and 20 practice areas, an increase in both the number of lawyers and practices ranked from the previous Chambers USA directory. In the 2021 directory, the fo [...]