Clients across the financial services industry, ranging from the largest global banks to a wide range of asset managers, broker dealers, private equity and alternative capital providers, rely on King & Spalding to provide sophisticated advice on their most complex matters. Through a dedicated team of more than 300 lawyers spread across financial centers worldwide, our financial services focus stands out in the market not only for its breadth and the commitment of its lawyers, but also for the commercially-savvy advice and the connected thought-leadership we provide to the industry.
Our broad transactional team brings a high degree of expertise and market knowledge advising our financial services clients on syndicated lending, leveraged finance, complex financings, fund formation, strategic transactions, capital markets transactions and distressed transactions and restructurings—we counsel some of the largest financial institutions in the full spectrum of financings from secured and unsecured lending transactions, to some of the most sophisticated capital markets and specialty finance and securitization transactions
Similarly, our regulatory and litigation teams draw on one of the world’s top disputes practices to advise financial services clients on commercial litigation and arbitration, securities and shareholder suits, multijurisdictional investigations and enforcement actions. King & Spalding’s team is well versed in matters pertaining to complex financial instruments, transactions and regulation, enabling them to develop novel and highly technical defense strategies. We frequently reach expedient and confidential resolution of our clients’ most sensitive challenges. Simultaneously, in recent years King & Spalding has successfully tried some of the most notable cases in the financial sector.
Our strong base of clients are leaders in the financial services industry, including 15 of the 25 largest banks in the world and 20 of the 25 largest banks in the United States (counting the entire top 10) among them.