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.

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 Products & Services

We advise a wide range of companies, from traditional lenders to technology companies, on the increasingly complex regulatory landscape for consumer financial products and services. Our clients include Fintechs, online lenders, installment loan companies, banks, auto finance companies, mortgage lenders, brokers and servicers, credit card companies, and short-term lenders.

Our cross-disciplinary team provides regulatory, compliance, transactional and operational advice in the rapidly-evolving FinTech space. We help bring new technologies to market and counsel companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 corporations and traditional banks and lenders on the design and implementation of innovative products and services, including how to leverage partnerships with third parties. Several of our attorneys have worked as in-house counsel for large financial institutions, which gives them the capability and perspective to understand the complexities and challenges facing our clients in consumer financial services. We can also provide a broad range of services for banks and financial entities that do not have their own in-house team. Learn More.

Treasury Management & Payment Systems

We work with financial institutions to develop, use and document the full range of treasury management products they offer to customers. We also help financial institutions negotiate and document outsourcing arrangements that are becoming increasingly common in connection with treasury management and other products. 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.



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