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Goodwin

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 3MassachusettsUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Advises financial institutions on credit facilities, capital regulation and mortgage-related consumer finance compliance. Represents public and private companies in lending and capital markets transactions. Regularly handles matters on behalf of clients in the private equity, real estate and technology sectors. Notable expertise handling complex acquisition financing transactions. Also recognized for its strength in securities and tax matters.

Strengths

"It is a hard-working, responsive team," comments an interviewee, adding: "They are very on top of market trends."

A client states: "The team has done a fantastic job on a very short timeline, working around the clock."

Work highlights

Represented Webster Equity Partners during the financing of its formation of Retina Consultants of America, attained through the acquisition of five physician practices aggregating $535 million.

Notable practitioners

Anna Dodson offers experienced counsel to private equity funds and corporates in sophisticated debt financings.
"She has strong negotiating skills and a fantastic ability to spot areas of risk."

Edward Matson Sibble has decades of experience practicing in the banking and finance space. He advises on a wide range of matters spanning leveraged buyouts, debt financings and tax-exempt financings.

Samantha Kirby is recognized for her excellent work counseling clients on corporate governance, banking regulations and transactional-related concerns. She frequently works with large financial institutions.
"She is a tremendous resource for banking governance and regulatory matters. She brings a unique depth of knowledge to the table, as well as strong relationships with peer institutions and federal and state regulators. She is responsive, efficient and thoughtful."

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Overview

From the world’s largest financial institutions, to dynamic regional and middle market institutions, to community-based banks and thrift institutions, banks of all sorts face a range of regulatory and competitive challenges. Goodwin’s accomplished banking team regularly advises on M&A, corporate finance, securities offerings and regulation, corporate governance, banking regulation, commercial lending, complex bank products and services, consumer financial services, privacy and cybersecurity, risk and compliance management, investment management activities, holding company formations, de novo bank formations, antitrust analysis and litigation. And with the breakneck pace of technology disrupting industries around the world, we partner with clients to embrace the promise and potential of innovation to make a lasting impact.

We regularly represent financial institutions before the Federal Reserve, the OCC, the FDIC and various state banking regulators, the CFPB and securities regulatory agencies. In the litigation context, our lawyers have litigated nearly every type of major litigation issue brought against financial institutions both large and small, including business, consumer financial services, ERISA, M&A, privacy, data security, securities and white collar litigation.

Banking & Finance

Goodwin

firm
Location

100 Northern Avenue

Boston

Massachusetts

USA

MA 02210

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Massachusetts

Banking & Finance


Anna Dodson
Band 3
Edward Matson Sibble
Band 3

Banking & Finance: Corporate & Regulatory


Samantha Kirby
Band 1