Henry M. Fields

Henry M. Fields


Morrison & Foerster

Recognized since 1995

Los Angeles, California

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Banking and Finance Law
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Henry Fields has represented domestic and international financial institutions for more than 40 years. Mr. Fields advises banks in mergers and acquisitions and capital market activities, as well as private equity firms and other investors in the financial institutions sector. Mr. Fields has also represented numerous international banks on the establishment of branches, agencies, and representative offices in the United States.

Mr. Fields provides financial services regulatory advice on a broad range of matters, including bank holding company regulation, capital compliance, geographic expansion, new products and services, the margin regulations, and various aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act, such as the Volcker Rule. He also represents financial institutions in compliance and enforcement matters.

Mr. Fields was named to The Legal 500 inaugural Hall of Fame, a distinction given to those select attorneys that have been listed as a Legal 500 elite leading lawyer for at least six consecutive years. In 2016, Mr. Fields was awarded Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year for Financial Services Regulation Law. He speaks frequently on topics of interest to the financial services industry.

Mr. Fields also represents clients in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions in a range of other industries, including branded apparel, consumer goods, and travel services.

While attending Yale Law School, Mr. Fields served as the Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal. He graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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Location

  • 707 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90017-3543

Education

  • Harvard University, BA

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • California, The State Bar of California

Federal Clerkships

  • United States Court of Appeals

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Banking and Finance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Financial Services Regulation Law, Los Angeles (2016)
  • Financial Services Regulation Law, Los Angeles (2012)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Los Angeles (2011)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law

Special Focus

  • Finance
  • International Business Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Regulatory

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