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Haynes Boone’s Financial Services Regulation Ranks Among Best in Nation in Chambers USA 2022

June 14, 2022

Haynes and Boone, LLP has one of the top-ranked Financial Services Regulation practices in the nation, according to Chambers USA 2022 (Chambers and Partners). The firm once again received a Band 4 ranking in Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance) (Nationwide) in Chambers USA.

Chambers USA notes that Haynes Boone is known for its “impressive capabilities” on international bank regulatory matters, including the FDIC, OCC and CFTC, and is “particularly skilled” on all aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act, including Volcker Rule compliance.

Chambers USA also shared direct feedback from market sources:

  • "They are highly responsive, always helpful, and their advice always reflects well-informed judgments."
  • "Their constructive and commercial approach to transactions is impressive."
  • "Their ability to offer commercial advice rooted in technical proficiency stands out."

Two partners were also ranked in the 2022 Chambers USA directory as nationwide Financial Services Regulation leaders: Craig Unterberg and Giorgio Bovenzi. Chambers noted that Craig “impresses with his robust grounding in bank regulatory requirements, offering high-caliber compliance advice to clients on diverse issues.” It praised Giorgio’s compliance counsel, saying it “is informed by over two decades of legal experience. He is particularly recommended for his extensive knowledge of global banking laws.”

Chambers also offered comments from market sources:


  • "Craig stands out for his profound understanding of fund financing matters."
  • "He is technically knowledgeable in all areas and is a great issue spotter. He is also a skilled negotiator that counterparties respect."


  • "He is a very smart individual and an excellent lawyer who can swiftly grasp and resolve any issue. He is also stellar in client service."
  • "He's a very thorough and thoughtful lawyer."

The firm’s Financial Regulatory lawyers, which also include Brian Sung, Phil Lookadoo, Matt Frankle and LeAnn Chen, possess extensive experience counseling and representing financial institutions, holding companies, and non-bank entities that are subject to the complex mix of federal and state statutes and regulations affecting their businesses. The team represents clients before various state banking, insurance, and securities regulatory agencies in addition to the following federal agencies: the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; the Office of Thrift Supervision; the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; the National Credit Union Administration; the Securities and Exchange Commission; the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network; and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 18 offices, spanning Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.

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