Morrison & Foerster has one of the premier financial services practices in the United States. We serve our clients efficiently and effectively by offering comprehensive expertise in virtually all matters affecting financial institutions.
Among the many services we provide, we routinely:
In addition to our large base of bank clients, we represent an array of other financial services companies, including trust companies, securities firms, insurance companies, credit card companies, mortgage bankers, and consumer and commercial finance companies and their holding companies and affiliates, as well as financial institution investors.
We understand that financial services companies are complex and that their businesses necessitate a full complement of legal services.
We advise our financial institutions clients in connection with:
Legal 500 US 2017Financial Services: Litigation Financial Services: Regulatory
Chambers USA 2017 Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance): Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation): Nationwide
Financial Times: US Innovative Lawyers One of four firms ranked “Standout” in the category of Enabling Clients Business, 2015 One of five firms ranked "Standout" in the category of Finance, 2012
IFLR1000 2017 United States: Financial Services Regulatory United States: Banking
Women in Compliance Awards Best Regulatory Law Firm of the Year, 2015 and 2016
Operational Risk & Regulation Awards 2013 Law Firm of the Year
Thomson Reuters Accelus Compliance Awards 2012, 2014 One of Four Firms Shortlisted for Best Regulatory Law Firm of the Year
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms 2017 National: Financial Services Regulation Law (Tier 1) National: Banking and Finance Law (Tier 1) National: Litigation – Banking & Finance (Tier 1) Los Angeles: Financial Services Regulation Law (Tier 1) Los Angeles: Banking and Finance Law (Tier 1) New York City: Financial Services Regulation Law (Tier 1) New York City: Litigation – Banking & Finance (Tier 1) New York City: Banking and Finance Law (Tier 3) San Francisco: Banking and Finance Law (Tier 1) San Francisco: Financial Services Regulation Law (Tier 2) San Francisco: Litigation – Banking & Finance (Tier 2) Washington D.C.: Financial Services Regulation Law (Tier 1) Washington D.C.: Banking and Finance Law (Tier 1) Washington D.C.: Litigation – Banking & Finance (Tier 2)
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Law Firm of the Year 2014 Financial Services Regulation Law
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MoFo named 2013 Law Firm of the Year by OpRisk magazine
A Financial Services Glossary: Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup
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