BFKN is pleased to announce Zoe Xiuha Uvin as the newest addition to the Financial Institutions Group. Zoe focuses her practice on representing financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transactions, lending, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Before joining the firm, Zoe was an associate in the Chicago office of a large national law firm, dealing primarily with mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, and private equity transactions. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal at an immigration law firm in Boston, MA.
"We are excited to welcome Zoe Uvin to BFKN’s Financial Institutions Group. Her corporate and transactional focus is a terrific complement to our outstanding team of attorneys. Zoe adds another important layer to the depth of our bench, which distinguishes us as a leading provider of legal services to financial institutions across the country." — Robert M. Fleetwood, Co-Chair, Financial Institutions Group
Financial Institutions Group
The BFKN Financial Institutions Group has represented more than 250 financial institutions in recent years, ranging from $100 million community banks to multi-billion dollar publicly traded regional banks. We have one of the largest practice groups in the country focused on servicing financial institutions, with many of our partners and associates devoting their full attention to the representation of financial institutions in corporate transactions, securities, regulatory, and other matters. Our M&A experience is unparalleled—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 2022 report.