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Jones Walker LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Jones Walker is an established law firm in Alabama's market, with expertise in both banking regulatory and public finance matters. Particularly noted for its ability to advise on M&A within the finance sector and also regularly advises clients on regulatory compliance issues. The team also handles notes issuances.

Strengths

"Jones Walker appears to have depth within the firm to address complex matters as they arise on a transaction."

"They have lawyers in their bank group that are really second to none, and we never have to wait on issues."

Work highlights

Jones Walker represented First Bank of Linden in its sale to Alabama ONE Credit Union.

Notable practitioners

Michael Waters has significant experience representing financial institutions on M&A, capital finance transactions and regulatory matters. His client base includes domestic banks and bank holding companies.
"Michael is an excellent bank lawyer."

Robert Carothers routinely serves as counsel to a number of community banks in Alabama. His practice sees him predominantly advising on bank mergers and acquisitions.
"Rob always gets the job done for the client." "He is great to work with."

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Overview

The Banking & Financial Services Practice Group of Jones Walker LLP offers comprehensive legal and regulatory compliance counsel to financial institutions, their owners, and executives. Our firm has a long history and well-earned reputation in the financial services industry, and our individual attorneys have a thorough, firsthand understanding of emerging business, technology, market, and legislative forces.

Prior to entering private practice, many of our lawyers held senior positions at major financial institutions and in key federal financial supervisory agencies, and a number continue to serve in leadership roles in industry associations. Drawing on this private-sector and government experience, we provide knowledgeable, effective advice to managers, owners, and investors seeking to identify and act upon opportunities that arise in this challenging, complex financial landscape.

We have strong banking and finance teams located in firm offices throughout the southeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, including Alabama, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi. We frequently represent national and regional institutions before US federal banking and financial regulatory agencies in Washington, DC, and in district offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Richmond, and St. Louis. We also have developed cooperative relationships with state banking regulators across the country.

Banking & Finance

Jones Walker LLP

firm
Location

11 North Water Street

Suite 1200

Mobile

Alabama

USA

AL 36602

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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.

Alabama

Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory


Michael Waters
Band 1
Robert Carothers
Band 2