American Banker Ranks Godfrey & Kahn the "Top Lead Legal" Advisor in WisconsinAugust 20, 2012
MILWAUKEE (Aug. 20, 2012) Godfrey & Kahn is pleased to announce that American Banker has ranked the firm the "Top Lead Legal Advisor" based in Wisconsin for bank and thrift mergers announced during 2012. The ranking is based on the number of transactions Godfrey & Kahn has advised on during 2012. Firms listed in the ranking served as primary legal advisors in domestic bank and thrift merger deals announced in the first half of 2012. This is the third time in recent years that Godfrey & Kahn has been ranked.
"We are honored to again lead all Wisconsin law firms in this prestigious ranking," said Thomas Homberg, shareholder and team leader of the Banking & Financial Institutions Practice Group. "It speaks to the hard work and dedication of our team in assisting Wisconsin banks in their consolidation efforts."
The Banking & Financial Institutions Practice Group, consisting of eight attorneys, focuses exclusively on transactional, corporate and regulatory issues affecting the financial services industry. Clients include more than 100 financial institutions located in and outside of Wisconsin. Godfrey & Kahn is also legal counsel to the Community Bankers of Wisconsin, a trade group representing more than 200 independent Wisconsin community banks.
With more than 180 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin's leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit the firm's website at www.gklaw.com.