Paul Lee is of counsel to the firm and former Chair of the firm’s Banking Group. He has extensive experience in the banking industry as a corporate ...
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- Financial industry groups, such as the American Council of Life Insurers and the Financial Services Roundtable, in the rulemaking process under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
- Private equity funds investing in banks and other financial institutions.
- J.C. Flowers & Co. in its role as financial advisor to Bank of America in its agreement to acquire Merrill Lynch & Co.
- The supervisory board of ABN Amro in its €72 billion combination with a consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland, and the $21 billion sale of its LaSalle Bank subsidiary to Bank of America.
- American Express Bank International in the negotiation of a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and enforcement orders with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
- UFJ Holdings in its $41 billion combination with Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group, creating the world’s then largest bank.
- University of Michigan Law School, 1972, J.D.
- Georgetown University, 1969, B.A.