Bernard Russell maintains a banking, securities, and corporate practice, and has significant experience in federal and state banking regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, bank securities offerings, bank consumer products, non-deposit investment products, and commercial transactions.
Representation of large thrift institution in more than 20 acquisitions of savings banks, savings associations, commercial banks, and financial services institutions
Representation of depository institutions of all sizes in general corporate, regulatory, financing transactional and product development matters
Formation of trust companies, qualification of trust companies to do business in Washington state and operational issues pertaining to the business of trust companies
Handling of financing agreements and treasury function for large Northwest-based retailer with worldwide locations
Representation of large sovereign wealth fund in connection with investments in U.S. financial institutions
Professional & Community Activities:
Business Law Section and Uniform Commercial Code Advisory Committee, Washington State Bar Association