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Financial Services & Capital Markets

Smart legal solutions for complex financial services needs.

With a business law unit dedicated to financial services and capital markets, we speak the language of our clients. Our nationally recognized financial services law team is agile and poised to provide customized and seamless end-to-end solutions to clients’ transactional, regulatory, corporate and fiduciary litigation needs. The innovative and forward‐looking strategic counsel that Husch Blackwell provides is deeply rooted in our knowledge of the financial services industry and experience handling complex deals, navigating regulatory hurdles and resolving disputes with a commitment to client success.

Our deep knowledge of the financial services industry means we not only tackle day-to-day challenges, but we can proactively spot opportunities and implement optimal solutions for financial institutions, insurance companies, private equity groups, professional services firms and private wealth managers across the country. We have decades of experience handling complex matters and we offer comprehensive counsel at every step of the process, as well as solutions to the challenges that inevitably arise.

Articles | September 01, 2021
Texas Banker: The end of LIBOR
Alerts | June 28, 2021
Supreme Court Paves the Way for More State Court Class Actions About Federal Statutes

In reemphasizing the “concrete harm” requirement for Article III standing, the Supreme Court may have raised the hurdle to federal court but exposed defendants to more state court suits.

Alerts | March 11, 2021
LIBOR Transition FAQs
Alerts | March 25, 2020
Remote Lending in the Time of COVID-19
Insight | December 2019, Vol. 38, No. 12
Maricopa Lawyer: Four Steps to Winning an Arizona Bid Protest
Alerts | August 30, 2019
New Legislation Likely to Spur Increase in Bankruptcy Filings

Lenders and trade creditors alike need to assess their exposures and risk in light of these changes.

Articles | August 27, 2019
Law360 Expert Analysis: 7th Circ. Misinterprets 'Active Resistance' In Ch. 13 Stays

"Section 362(a)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code provides that a bankruptcy petition 'operates as a stay, applicable to all entities, of ... any act ... to exercise control over property of the estate.'” Read the full article: 7th Circ. Misinterprets 'Active Resistance' In Ch. 13 Stays 

Speaking Engagements | November 6, 2020 and November 13, 2020
Bank Legal Risk Management Conference Virtual Series, Missouri Bankers Association
Webinar | September 16, 2020
Succession Planning
News Releases | May 16, 2022
Husch Blackwell Expands D.C. Office, Consumer Financial Services Team

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Leslie Sowers has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in its Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group.

News Releases | May 02, 2022
Husch Blackwell Grows Insolvency Practice in Chicago

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Michael Brandess has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in its Financial Services & Capital Markets industry team and Insolvency & Commercial Bankruptcy and Business Succession Planning practice groups.

News Releases | March 16, 2022
Husch Blackwell Lands Private Fund Lawyer in Indianapolis

Erik W. Hansen has joined the firm as a partner in its virtual Link office and its Financial Services and Capital Markets team.

Media Mentions | January 23, 2022
BizTimes: Notable Women in Law: Lynda Templen
News Releases | December 06, 2021
Husch Blackwell Elects 36 to 2022 Partnership Class
Media Mentions | September 10, 2021
Credit Union National Association: All about arbitration
News Releases | September 09, 2021
Carlos White Named 2021 MCCA "Rising Star"
News Releases | August 02, 2021
Gregg N. Sofer Joins Husch Blackwell's White Collar Team

Gregg N. Sofer becomes the latest high-profile arrival for Husch Blackwell’s White Collar, Internal Investigations & Compliance practice group.

Media Mentions | August 02, 2021
Austin Monthly: Austin's Top Attorneys 2021
News Releases | December 18, 2020
Husch Blackwell Elects 23 to 2021 Partnership Class

Women comprise 57 percent of the 2021 partnership class.

Media Mentions | August 24, 2020
Kansas City Business Journal: Virtual Husch Blackwell office attracts first attorney outside firm's footprint

"This is just a great concept and I hope more firms embrace this sort of thing," Benefield said. "It gives me an opportunity to join a law firm as reputable and amazing as Husch Blackwell without having to pick up and move my family across the country to one of their offices."

Media Mentions | July 02, 2020
Business Insurance: Up Close - Jason R. Fathallah
Media Mentions | June/July 2020
MKE Lifestyle: The Current State of Estate Planning
News Releases | May 27, 2020
Jason Fathallah Joins Husch Blackwell's Litigation, Insurance Groups

Fathallah is a first-chair trial lawyer with a national practice; he has also litigated some of the most significant insurance coverage and business disputes in recent Wisconsin state history.

News Releases | February 12, 2020
Husch Blackwell's Banking and Finance Group Adds Two in Wisconsin

“Growing our Wisconsin-based banking and finance team has been a priority for our firm over the past few years,” said Eric Lenzen, leader of the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets group.

News Releases | December 20, 2019
Samantha Lunn Selected for Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Program

The TBA Leadership Law program equips Tennessee lawyers with the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in their profession and local communities.

News Releases | December 19, 2019
Husch Blackwell Welcomes 22 New Partners

Nearly 60 percent of the firm's 2020 partnership class is comprised of women.

News Releases | November 11, 2019
26 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

The firm has 16 attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list and 10 attorneys named to the Rising Stars list.

News Releases | September 30, 2019
Husch Blackwell Adds Six Litigators to Phoenix Office

Following the August move of Dan Goldfine, Josh Grabel, Jamie Halavais and Ian Fischer to the office, the September addition of Garcia and Hembd further enhances Husch Blackwell’s Phoenix attorney roster.

News Releases | September 23, 2019
Husch Blackwell's Iana Vladimirova Selected for NCBJ Next Generation Program

Vladimirova, based in the firm's Madison office, is one of 40 up-and-coming bankruptcy practitioners with 5 to 10 years of experience participating in the program. 

News Releases | September 10, 2019
Husch Blackwell's Scott and Eckelkamp Named 2019 Up & Coming Lawyers

The annual Up & Coming awards “celebrate outstanding legal professionals who are 40 or younger or who are within their first 10 years of practice.

News Releases | September 03, 2019
Nine Husch Blackwell Lawyers Named to 2019 Thomson Reuters' Texas Super Lawyers

Covering more than 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers is a directory of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

News Releases | August 22, 2019
Gary Barnes to Receive Roser Award

Recipients are selected by a special selection subcommittee consisting of past recipients and attorneys representing different geographical areas throughout the state in a variety of practice sizes.

News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

Media Mentions | August 14, 2019
The Missouri Bar: MoveMakers & NewsMakers 8/14/19
News Releases | August 06, 2019
Austin Monthly Names 12 From Husch Blackwell as Top Austin Attorneys

The Top Austin Attorney listing was compiled through an online peer-voting process.

News Releases | August 05, 2019
Nationally Recognized Class Action and Complex Commercial Litigation Team in Phoenix Joins Husch Blackwell

“The addition of this marquee team is significant for our firm, not just in addressing our strategic initiative of meaningful expansion in Phoenix, but also in expanding the firm’s existing practice and expertise,” said Eric Lenzen, leader of Husch Blackwell’s Financial Services & Capital Markets Business Unit.

News Releases | August 01, 2019
Bernardo Zito Porto Joins Husch Blackwell's Kansas City Office

Zito Porto focuses his worldwide practice on all stages of complex commercial litigation and proactive risk assessment on insurance coverage matters.

News Releases | June 03, 2019
Sixteen Husch Blackwell Attorneys Recognized in 2019 IFLR 1000 United States

The 2019 edition of the IFLR 1000 represents the second year IFLR has ranked top financial and corporate law firms and lawyers on a state-by-state basis.

Testimonial Gear Fisher, Former CEO, Peaksware

“Working with the Husch Blackwell team on a wide range of legal issues has consistently exceeded my expectations. I would sum up their services as knowledgeable, thorough, direct and, best of all, easy to manage.”

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