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National and regional counsel for banks and other financial services providers and helping clients with corporate regulatory, governance, and transactions

  • 50+ attorneys working with financial institutions
  • 325+ financial services company clients in the past 10 years
  • Among leading national practices involving troubled bank recapitalizations and §363 transactions
  • Experienced in the formation, acquisition, and divestiture of bank holding companies, state and national banks, and branches of banks and savings and loan associations
  • Since 2010: 35+ CMBS loan securitizations (average pool size $1 billion +); 50+ Master Repurchase Credit Facilities and assets $20 billion+

Our clients span the financial services spectrum

  • Community banks
  • Global, national, and regional banks
  • FinTech and alternative lenders
  • Card managers and processors
  • Money services businesses and money transmitters
  • Investment banks, brokers, investment advisors
  • Institutional investors

Broad range of services for financial institutions 

  • Bank regulatory
  • Commercial lending & real estate finance
  • Consumer finance
  • Lender liability litigation
  • M&A, securities, and corporate governance
  • FinTech & payment systems
  • Privacy & cybersecurity
  • Real estate, workout, bankruptcy, foreclosure & collection litigation
  • State law operational issues

Intersection of banking and technology:  FinTech, blockchain and beyond

For over 20 years, we’ve been active in the payments industry, representing banks as well as payment processing companies, credit and debit card issuers, software and app developers, and entrepreneurs

  • P2P payments platforms, omnichannel payment solutions, mobile wallets, synchronous payments platforms
  • Payment mechanisms with Geo-Locating, NFC, or QR Codes
  • Customer loyalty with rewards programs, affinity programs, or targeted marketing

Resolving inquiries and disputes from government investigations and examinations to consumer financial litigation to loan workouts

Nelson Mullins’ team has extensive experience representing community banks and banks that have experienced heightened regulatory scrutiny. We help clients with

  • Defense of state attorney general investigations
  • Responses to financial regulatory board investigative demands, CIDs, consumer complaints involving CFPB
  • Financial services litigation defense for claims involving TCPA, FDCPA, RESPA and defending consumer class action claims in state and federal courts nationwide
  • Practical business mindset and experience
  • Multidisciplinary team and deep bench
  • Technical knowledge and market experience
  • Efficiencies driven by geographic footprint, staffing model, and firm philosophy
  • Industry relationships with regulators, investment bankers, institutional investors, and other key service providers

The Nelson Mullins banking and financial services team has the experience and relationship mindset to help clients manage their business challenges.