Henry M. Fields - Morrison & Foerster LLP

Henry M. Fields

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 213-892-5275

Henry Fields's financial services practice focuses on providing regulatory advice, including bank securities activities, margin regulations, and capital compliance, to international and domestic financial institutions and representing them in compliance and enforcement matters, new products and services, new entity formation, geographic expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. He also represents clients in a range of other industries, including branded apparel, consumer goods, and travel services, in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.

Mr. Fields also engages in a general corporate and securities practice, with special emphasis on the representation of financial institutions, including commercial and investment banks. His practice includes private placements (Rule 144A and Regulation D), international securities matters (Regulation S offerings), mergers and acquisitions and derivative transactions.

Mr. Fields is one of only four attorneys in California to receive the highest individual rating in banking and finance by Global Counsel 3000 (7th edition) (nowPLC Which lawyer?). He speaks frequently on topics of interest to the financial services industry. 

While attending Yale Law School, Mr. Fields served as the Managing Editor of theYale Law Journal. As an undergraduate at Harvard University, Mr. Fields was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Harvard UniversityBA Yale Law SchoolJ.D.

Office Location

707 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017-3543
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Financial Services Regulation Law of the Los Angeles Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Financial Services Regulation Law of the Los Angeles Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Los Angeles Metro Area
Henry M. Fields has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Henry M. Fields has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!Henry M. Fields has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Finance, International Business Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Regulatory)
Financial Services Regulation Law