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Banking and Financial Services

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We help banks and other financial services firms in all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters with passion and urgency so that they can handle their matters and transactions with more precision, speed, and cost efficiency.

Our ability to effectively advise leaders from banks across the nation stems from the fact that many of our attorneys have been in their clients’ shoes. We have attorneys who have either worked as industry leaders in non-attorney positions or serving as in-house counsel for some of the largest financial institutions in the country.

This perspective gives our team the ability to better understand the challenges and pressures faced by our clients so that we may help them succeed while navigating the ever-changing and complex regulatory landscape of the financial services industry. It also positions our team to serve as outside general counsel in instances when a bank may not have its own in-house legal team.

The Spencer Fane Financial Services team of attorneys assists the following types of financial institutions with ongoing services or one-time solutions to help them realize their business objectives.

  • National, regional, and community banks
  • Bank holding companies
  • Credit unions
  • Insurance companies
  • Investment banks
  • Broker-dealers
  • Investment advisors
  • Business finance companies
  • Equipment leasing companies
  • Mortgage banking companies
  • Venture capital firms

Our Banking and Financial Services areas of focus include: