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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.

Case Study
The Western Union Company

Our team developed a customized contract lifecycle management system that led to substantial savings and better outcomes for the client.

Alerts | September 16, 2022
The IRS is Expected to Adjust Certain 2023 Exclusions and Exemptions for Inflation

The gift tax annual exclusion and the estate and gift tax exemption amounts are expected to increase due to inflation in 2023.

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
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
Media Mentions | January 09, 2023
AzBusiness: Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona for 2023
News Releases | November 07, 2022
Husch Blackwell Elects 29 to 2023 New Partner Class
News Releases | August 30, 2022
Husch Blackwell Adds Emily Langdon in Omaha
News Releases | August 23, 2022
Husch Blackwell Guides Pinata in Series A Offering
News Releases | July 27, 2022
Smitha Chintamaneni Joins Husch Blackwell's Milwaukee Office

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Smitha Chintamaneni has joined the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group as a partner in the firm’s Milwaukee office.

News Releases | June 03, 2022
Husch Blackwell Secures Pair of Decisions Affirming Dismissal of COVID-19 Coverage Claims in the Seventh Circuit

The Seventh Circuit affirmed two district court rulings granting motions to dismiss COVID-19 business-interruption coverage claims.

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.

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.

Gear Fisher, Former CEO, Peaksware