Site Name: Silver, Freedman & Taff, LLP
Location: Washington, D.C.
Site Summary: Silver Freedman & Taff, LLP, a Washington D.C. based law firm, was founded with a special focus on advising financial
institutions nationwide, including commercial banks, savings institutions, trust companies and credit unions, in connection
with a full spectrum of regulatory and corporate matters.
We advise clients on corporate structuring matters, including
charter conversions, holding company formations and public and private mutual holding companies, de novo bank formations, capital
raising alternatives and corporate governance issues. We were counsel for the first mutual to stock thrift conversion and are the
leading law firm in the country in advising credit unions on credit union conversions and their charter choice alternatives.
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- PRACTICE AREAS
- BANKING & CREDIT UNION
We are an established leader in handling significant and complex transactional and regulatory matters and ongoing compliance issues for
commercial banks, savings institutions, credit unions and trust companies, as well as their holding companies, affiliates and subsidiaries.
- CORPORATE & SECURITIES
We counsel all our community bank, mutual institution and credit union clients on Sarbanes-Oxley and bank regulations involving all
aspects of corporate governance and board matters, including fiduciary responsibilities, board committee charters and charter and bylaw issues.
- MERGERS & ACQUISITONS
Our significant depth and experience encompass all aspects of the transaction, from analyzing the pro forma effect of the transaction on the
business, including with respect to regulatory capital requirements and classified asset levels, if applicable, obtaining required regulatory approvals,
preparing SEC and state filings, and negotiating employment, non-competition, retention and termination agreements for key employees.
- EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
We work closely with our clients in designing, drafting and implementing these plans and arrangements. Among the plans we typically
design for businesses are employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), 401(k) plans and pension plans, including plans funded by bank-owned life insurance (BOLI).
- GENERAL CORPORATE & TAX
We serve as outside general counsel to both public and private companies, and we represent individuals, estates,
trusts and tax-exempt organizations. Our real estate practice includes purchase and sale transactions, Section 1031 exchanges, landlord and tenant
law, leasing and development transactions.
- OUR ATTORNEYS
- SIDNEY J. SILVER, P.C.
- ROBERT L. FREEDMAN, P.C.
- BARRY P. TAFF, P.C.
- JAMES S. FLEISCHER, P.C.
- MARTIN L. MEYROWITZ, P.C.
- DAVE M. MUCHNIKOFF, P.C.
- STEVEN M. ABRAMSON, P.C.
- BRIAN L. ALPERT, P.C.
- MICHAEL S. SADOW, P.C.
- NANCY M. STILES, P.C.
- BETH A. FREEDMAN, P.C.
- CRAIG M. SCHEER, P.C.
- MARIANNE E. ROCHE
- OF COUNSEL
• LAWRENCE J. EISENBERG
• JOHN F. BREYER, JR.
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