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Troutman Pepper is an American Law 100 law firm with more than 1100+ attorneys located around the United States. With a diverse practice mix, workforce and footprint, Troutman Pepper has cultivated its reputation for a higher commitment to client care for over 120 years. We have a long history of serving banks of all sizes during which we have forged strong relationships with and become trusted, go-to counsel for our clients. We often serve as the principal outside counsel for community banks; as a result, our attorneys offer well-rounded and creative legal and business advice that focuses on the needs of these valuable institutions. We advise clients in the following areas: regulation and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets, mortgage, financial technology and other financial service, lending and leasing transactions, permitted activities and related business lines, capital formation and all other areas of business and legal requirements. Our ranks include former senior-level executives from some of the nation‚Äôs leading banks and financial services firms, including former general counsel and heads of compliance. Those attorneys are joined by a deep pool of former regulators, including from the FDIC, OCC, CFPB, Justice Department and state agencies; litigators with experience representing clients before agencies, administrative bodies and courts; and transactional lawyers who advise on structuring mergers, sale and purchase agreements, loan syndications, and outsourcing relationships in ways that will pass regulatory scrutiny.
James Stevens Partner