Jonathan Ching - McDermott Will & Emery


Jonathan Ching focuses his practice on structured transactions involving derivatives, commodities and both digital and traditional asset classes. Drawing on his experience as in-house counsel at leading banks and investment managers, he provides practical and clear strategic advice to help clients navigate complex issues.

Among other areas, Jonathan routinely structures, negotiates, documents and handles administrative aspects of physical and financial commodity transactions, including inventory financing and monetization, intermediation arrangements, secured finance and lien-based structures and master agreements for the energy markets. Over the course of his career, Jonathan has worked with clients whose products span the gamut of natural resources and commodities, including crude oil and refined products, base and precious metals, agricultural products, natural gas liquids and renewables.

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  • Chambers USA, Capital Markets: Structured Products – Band 2 and Derivatives – Nationwide, 2022-2023


  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity


Fordham University School of Law, JD, 2002
University of Southern California, BA, with honors, 1997

New York