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Jeffrey Quinn

Of Counsel

Jeffrey focuses on financial institutions, both transactional work and tax planning advice for U.S.-based clients and advice regarding the U.S. activities of non-U.S. firms.

He also has extensive experience in securitization transactions, focusing on both monetization and credit risk transfer transactions.

Jeffrey represents:

The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”),

Barclays Bank PLC,

Bank of America Merrill Lynch,

Morgan Stanley.

Prior to joining the firm, Jeffrey was a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance group within the Investment Banking division at Merrill Lynch. In addition to work for the firm’s investment banking clients across a broad range of products and industries, he chaired the firm’s committee reviewing structured products presented to clients.


Representative matters

Freddie Mac in its SCRT 2024-1 securitization of $585 million principal amount of reperforming residential mortgage loans, in Freddie Mac’s STACR HQA1 $712 million credit risk transfer transaction, in Freddie Mac’s SLST 2023-1 securitization of $3099 million of partially nonperforming residential mortgage loans and in Freddie Mac’s M-070 securitization of $114 million of tax-exempt multifamily housing loans.

TAL International Group in its merger with Bermuda-based Triton Container International Limited.

Pro bono

For more than seven years, Shearman & Sterling has provided pro bono legal services to The Nature Conservancy, including transactional advice and legal research on a wide variety of topics that aid the organization’s global environmental efforts. Recently we have represented TNC in is Blue Bonds program in debt for marine conservation swaps for the governments of Barbados, Belize and Gabon.



Attorney-at-Law, California, 1979

Attorney-at-Law, Washington, D.C., 1989


Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1976

J.D., University of Michigan, 1979

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.