Duncan Herrington is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising corporate clients on preparing for and responding to contested situations, including shareholder activism. Duncan has extensive investment banking experience and has advised both domestic and international clients on shareholder activism, takeover defense, contested M&A transactions and corporate governance matters.
Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Duncan was a Managing Director and Head of the Activism Response & Contested Situations Group at Raymond James. Prior to that, he worked at Credit Suisse. Duncan was previously an M&A lawyer at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison in London.
Duncan graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Business Administration and Economics from Rhodes College, a J.D. from Harvard Law School and an M.B.A from London Business School. He is also a CFA charterholder and a member of the State Bar of California.