Financial Institutions Group Continues to Grow
Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group is pleased to welcome Neil Patel as its newest associate. Neil comes to the Firm from the Chicago office of a national law firm where he focused his practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transactions, securities and general corporate matters. Before pursuing a legal career, Neil was a senior analyst in the Dallas office of a national consulting firm, providing economic, financial and business strategy consulting to law firms, corporations and government agencies.
"We are looking forward to Neil joining us. He is a highly-skilled transactional attorney who will add first-rate talent to the Firm and continue to strengthen the already unmatched experience of our Group."
-Robert M. Fleetwood, Co-Chair, Financial Institutions Group
Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group
Our 30-attorney Group has represented more than 250 financial institutions across the country. Our M&A experience is unparalleled—in 2017 we were the #1 legal advisor in the U.S. by announced bank and thrift M&A transactions and over the past decade, our Group ranked #1 in the Midwest region by number of announced bank and thrift merger and acquisition transactions, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. The Financial Institutions Group was again named as one of the top financial institution groups in the nation in the U.S. News & Best Lawyers 2018 report.
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