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Practice Areas

Founder of Skadden's Financial Institutions Regulatory and Enforcement Group. Concentrates in financial institution merger and acquisition, regulatory and enforcement matters. Represents U.S. and foreign financial and fintech firms and investors in connection with the acquisition of financial institutions, investment management, securities, lending and fintech firms. Advises clients on governance, risk management, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and other matters, including before regulatory and enforcement agencies.


Attorney, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System (1978-81). J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1978; B.A., Bucknell University, 1974.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, Banking Committee: Vice-Chairman (2005-2011); Chairman, Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee (1998-2003).