Stinson attorneys are trusted advisors to banks and financial institutions, acting as strategic partners through every phase of the business cycle. Our banking and financial services attorneys represent and advise financial institutions of all sizes across the entire country, including small community banks, multiple bank holding companies, regional and super-regional banks, and larger national banks. A key strength of the firm, our attorneys have also served the needs of numerous industrial loan and thrift companies, as well as government entities.

Stinson's attorneys provide a depth of banking and financial services industry experience and boasts one of the largest groups in the country focused exclusively on understanding and advising the industry. Whatever your institution's banking and financial services legal issue, we have attorneys with the right experience to assist your institution.

Automotive Finance

Stinson attorneys are well-versed in the unique needs and challenges of the automotive industry. We regularly advise automotive, truck and equipment financing companies on the increasingly complex regulatory landscape for consumer financial products and services. Learn More.

Bank M&A and Capital Markets

Ranked by S&P Global Market Intelligence among the top bank & thrift legal advisors by the number of bank branch deals completed, we advise banks and financial institutions on whole bank mergers and acquisitions, branch transactions, capital raises, subordinated debt, bank stock loans, de novo charters, FinTech acquisitions and investments, and all other strategic transactions. Our experienced mergers and acquisitions attorneys understand the issues pertaining to regulatory, corporate, securities, tax, ERISA, real estate and antitrust in these transactions. Our attorneys have represented financial institutions in several hundred transactions in the course of our collective careers. Learn More.

Commercial Lending

Our commercial lending team counsels lenders and borrowers in all types of commercial financing. We advise hundreds of financial institutions, from multinational organizations to community banks, across a variety of industries and transactions. Learn More.

Consumer Financial Services

Stinson attorneys possess a keen understanding of regulatory compliance and supervision of consumer credit products, payment systems, card networks, financial technology and financial services mergers and acquisitions. We counsel a wide range and size of consumer financial services companies and service providers from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations in matters involving traditional banking, neobanks, mortgage and nonbank lending, and automotive finance law. Our cross-disciplinary team has practiced in front of federal and state financial regulators and attorneys general and routinely provides practical regulatory and operational advice for our financial services industry clients domestically and abroad. Learn More.

FinTech, Payments and Financial Products

We provide regulatory, licensing, compliance, transactions, enforcement and operations advice in the FinTech industry. We help bring new technologies to market and counsel FinTech companies—from startups to Fortune 500 corporations, as well as traditional banks, bank service providers and lenders—on the design and implementation of innovative products and services, including how to leverage partnerships with third parties. Learn More.

Structured Finance & RMBS Litigation

Our structured finance litigation team has handled a wide range of matters over the past three decades, largely in the mortgage securitization space. Dating back to 1994, when the market for collateralized mortgage obligations collapsed and Orange County, California declared bankruptcy, our team has been immersed with these complex financial products and defended more than 200 lawsuits, arbitrations and enforcement proceedings brought by financial and securities regulators nationwide. Learn More.

Tax Credit & Impact Finance

Our attorneys creatively structure tax credit transactions to build communities, from housing and new markets to historic preservation and renewable energy, using essential tax credit and government incentive financing tools. Learn More.

Real Estate Lending

We represent real estate investors, including REITs, and borrowers nationwide on market-leading real estate transactions. Our finance team advises on the full range of secured lending transactions, and facilitates creative finance solutions, such as public-private partnerships (PPPs), tax credit and government incentives to acquire, develop and finance key real estate projects nationwide. Learn more.

Agribusiness Finance

We represent leading agribusiness industry participants in a broad range of financing matters, providing trusted and cost-effective legal counsel to both lenders and borrowers. We have experience handling financings involving a wide range of commodities, including dairy, grain, protein and biofuels, and also offer experience in ancillary areas, such as animal health. Learn More.

Equipment Leasing & Finance

Stinson performs a wide variety of legal services for bank-affiliated, captive and independent equipment finance organizations across the United States. Our equipment leasing and finance team understands our clients' businesses and assists them across multiple industries, including technology, agriculture, industrial/manufacturing, transportation, construction, medical, government and energy. We are experienced in representing lessors, secured lenders and funding participants through the entire life cycle of their equipment leasing transactions, including initial negotiation, documentation and closing, workouts and insolvency, litigation and enforcement, syndications, regulatory compliance and operational issues. In addition to our core equipment leasing and finance team, Stinson offers a multidisciplinary approach by drawing upon expertise from other practice divisions when necessary. Learn More.



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