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Practice Area

Banking & Finance

We represent clients both locally and nationally with a diverse range of banking and finance needs. Our client base includes bank holding companies, federal savings banks, national banking associations, state banking institutions, trust companies, insurance companies, hedge and private equity funds and governmental entities. We have deep bench strength and extensive experience in our practice area and utilize a multi-practice area approach allowing us to provide a full range of services for your organization, including mergers and acquisitions, enforcement and regulatory compliance needs, securities, insurance, tax, corporate, real estate, creditors’ remedies, employment, antitrust, commercial lending and community banking.


Bank Regulatory

Our Bank Regulatory attorneys represent banks and financial institutions in working with and through the regulatory agencies in all aspects that affect them, from mergers and acquisitions to enforcement actions and from regulatory applications to complex regulatory review and analysis.

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Commercial Lending

Our Commercial Lending attorneys represent a multitude of national, regional and community lending institutions in a wide variety of financial transactions.  Our attorneys are involved in all aspects of the financing transaction depending on the needs and wants of the client including structuring the transaction, managing due diligence review and analysis, drafting and negotiating material …

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Community Banking

At Winthrop, we serve as outside general counsel to community banks, and have the resources to resolve any issue that a community bank would encounter, from bank-specific issues such as governance and regulatory issues, to more general business matters like mergers and acquisitions, employment or vendor agreements.

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Creditors’ Remedies, Bankruptcy & Work-Out

When good loans go bad, Winthrop attorneys are versed in the procedures and tactics available to help maximize the lender’s recovery.

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Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Artificial Intelligence

Winthrop & Weinstine provides a wide range of data privacy and security legal services as cybersecurity threats mount around the world. With data breaches making headlines, Winthrop & Weinstine’s Data Privacy & Security Practice helps clients navigate the most complex and most current data privacy legislation and regulations, including global privacy regimes such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to manage their data privacy and cybersecurity risk.

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Financial Services Litigation

Winthrop & Weinstine’s Financial Services Litigation team represents a wide variety of clients in the financial services industry.  These clients include large national banks, community banks, broker dealers, insurance companies, hedge funds, investment banks, equipment lessors, private equity funds and trust companies.   Our years of experience and resulting wealth of knowledge enables us to attain the best possible result on any and all issues that arise in the financial services industry.

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