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Husch Blackwell Adds Banking & Finance Partner in Los Angeles

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National law firm Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Arthur Coren has joined the firm as a partner in the Los Angeles office and as a member of its Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group.

Coren has four decades of experience representing banks, clients acquiring banks, and their holding companies throughout the transactional process, drafting merger and acquisition agreements, negotiating financing and corporate structuring, and completing regulatory requirements for bank mergers and acquisitions. He also assists with general corporate maintenance for banks and financial institutions. In addition, Coren regularly interfaces with regulators and regulatory agencies and is extensively experienced with informal and formal orders and examinations.

“We’re delighted Art has joined Husch Blackwell,” said Jacque Albus, leader of the firm’s Financial Services & Capital Markets industry group. “He knows the banking world inside and out and speaks the banker’s language. He will help grow the firm’s transactional capabilities in the banking and finance industry at a national level. His addition will greatly benefit our banking clients engaged in mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, and addressing regulatory matters.” 

In addition to his corporate practice, Coren assists clients with SEC filings, regulatory reporting, and related oversight. He has worked closely and directly with many of the banking regulators in the state of California and federally, including members of the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI).

“Husch Blackwell has a talented banking and finance bench that I’m eager to join,” Coren said. “The firm has a terrific culture and a progressive approach to practicing law, which was very invigorating to me. I look forward to helping grow the firm’s financial services practice and its West Coast presence."


Arthur A. Coren