Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for In-depth knowledge of the regulatory landscape affecting banks, insurance companies and financial institutions. Regularly advises banks on complex M&A and reorganizations. Deals with both debt and equity matters. Notable expertise in matters concerning mutual holding companies.

Strengths A client reports: "The experience they bring to the table is evident and they are very hands on."

Sources state: "They know the area and the issues very well and their clients get attention and a response directly from a partner."

Interviewees say: "They are very good with details and keep to schedule."

Notable practitioners

Considered "the best legal mind in Massachusetts pertaining to banking," Kenneth Ehrlich regularly represents financial institutions in governance and regulatory matters, including appearing before state and federal government agencies. Interviewees say:"He is a very experienced practitioner who is not afraid to roll up his sleeves."

Michael Krebs is renowned in the market for representing financial institutions in M&A. Peers report: "He is well known on the corporate securities and M&A side, and is a complete gentleman."

Thomas Curry is particularly knowledgeable of the regulatory concerns faced by banks. He can draw on significant experience gained in government roles under the George W. Bush and Obama administrations. Market commentators say: "He frankly knows everybody in the industry, it can't be overstated how much his history as a regulator makes him an incredibly invaluable resource."