2019 Banking Symposium:
Vision 2020

About Us


At Goodwin, we use law to achieve unprecedented results for our clients. Our 900 plus lawyers across the United States, Europe, and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigations and world-class advisory services in the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries. We partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. To learn more, visit us at www.goodwinlaw.com and follow us on Twitter at @goodwinlaw and on LinkedIn.

Banking Practice

“[Goodwin is] a mighty force in banking and securities regulation, compliance, and consumer financial services work.” - Chambers USA

From the world’s largest financial institutions, to dynamic regional and middle market institutions, to community-based banks and thrift institutions, banks of all sorts face a range of regulatory and competitive challenges. Goodwin’s accomplished banking team regularly advises on M+A, corporate finance, securities offerings and regulation, corporate governance, banking regulation, commercial lending, complex bank products and services, consumer financial services, privacy and cybersecurity, risk and compliance management, investment management activities, holding company formations, de novo bank formations, antitrust analysis and litigation.  We regularly represent financial institutions before the Federal Reserve, the OCC, the FDIC and various state banking regulators, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  With a team of 60+ lawyers based in office locations with key banking markets, we offer one-stop counsel and expertise for our clients.

  • Nationwide Ranking in Financial Services M+A, Compliance, Litigation by Chambers USA.
  • Top Tier Firm in Banking + Finance and Financial Services Regulation by U.S. News Survey.
  • Ranked Among Top Law Firms M+A in Securities + Investments, FinTech, and Insurance by SNL Financial.
  • #1 Law Firm for U.S. Mid-Market M+A deals by Mergermarket.