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Brent has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.  He began his career as an examiner with the Office of Thrift Supervision, where he also worked as a fraud investigator.  After law school, Brent was senior regulatory counsel in the legal department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, handling complex regulatory and supervisory matters.
 
Brent's practice includes representation of a wide variety of financial institutions, including credit unions, insurance companies and agencies, broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds and other private equity funds, as well as banks and bank holding companies.  He advises these entities on matters such as formation, capital restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations as well as regulatory matters affecting such institutions, including capital requirements, licensing, registration and examination and enforcement issues.

Representative Experience

Speeches

  • Various bank association committees regarding Banking Law and Regulation
  • 2010 United States Department of State Financial Leadership Delegation

Publications

Memberships & Honors

  • Adjunct Professor, Banking Law and Regulation, Chicago-Kent College of Law (2007-Present)
  • Chairman, Chicago Bar Association Financial Institutions Committee (2005-2006)
  • Member, Risk Management Association, Chicago Chapter
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, Financial Institutions Committee
  • Board Member, PURSUE Scholars

Education

Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 1993

Ball State University, Honors College, B.S., 1987

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • State of Indiana
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