• 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 in its role as financial adviser to Bank of America in its agreement to acquire Merrill Lynch in a $50 billion all-stock transaction.
    • 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.


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