We are pleased to announce that Nicholas M. Brenckman has joined the Firm as an associate in our Financial Institutions Group. Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Nick was an associate at a national law firm based in Minneapolis where he advised both private and public companies with respect to securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and a variety of other matters.
Nick graduated from Northwestern University School of Law, cum laude, in 2014. Prior to attending law school, Nick worked for a number of years at Target Corporation as a senior business analyst and negotiator.
"We are excited to welcome Nick, a highly talented transactional attorney and experienced negotiator, to our expanding Minneapolis office. Nick adds top-notch talent to our Firm and bolsters the already unmatched depth of our Financial Institutions Group." - Joseph T. Ceithaml - Upper Midwest Leader
Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group
In recent years, our 30-attorney Group has represented more than 250 financial institutions across the country. 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 SNL Financial. So far in 2016, we have advised on five bank M&A transactions, two of which are in Minnesota. 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 2016 report.