Bank Attorney David H. Baris Joins BuckleySandler LLP
January 22, 2010 12:01 PM Eastern Time
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BuckleySandler LLP, a leading financial services law firm based in Washingto
announced that David H. Baris, a founding partner of Kennedy & Baris LLP, has joined the firm as a partner.
“David is one of the most respected bank corporate and regulatory attorneys in the United States. His extensive experience will add
BuckleySandler’s bank regulatory capabilities. We are delighted to have him join us,” said Jeremiah S. Buckley, Co-Chair of Buckl
Mr. Baris has more than 20 years experience advising financial institutions on mergers and acquisitions; tender offers; securities offer
trust preferred securities; proxy contests; and other management and policy matters. Other areas of expertise include securities repo
disclosure, regulatory compliance, strategies for bank directors to avoid personal liability, corporate governance, and holding comp
Baris has assisted many financial institutions facing difficult challenges, even insolvency, in developing and implementing strategies de
and recapitalize them.
“I have known and worked with BuckleySandler partners for many years, and it will be wonderful to have the deep resources of th
serve our clients,” Mr. Baris said. “The firm’s expertise in financial services, coupled with its strategic location in Washington DC, m
place for me to practice law.”
Mr. Baris serves as Executive Director of the American Association of Bank Directors (AABD). In addition to providing directors
programs, the association represents bank director interests before federal and state legislatures, bank regulatory and supervisory a
federal and state courts.
"David's expertise and experience will better enable the firm to assist its clients to navigate the increasingly difficult enforcement and l
challenges that confront banks and their officers and directors," noted Andrew L. Sandler, who leads BuckleySandler’s litigation gr
Prior to forming Kennedy