Partner, Schulte Roth Zabel
Joseph P. Vitale represents banks and other regulated financial institutions with respect to: chartering/licensing; regulatory compliance; mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations; financial transactions; formal and informal regulatory actions; litigations and claims; and legislative and regulatory developments. Joseph also advises parties, including private investment funds, seeking to invest in or acquire banks or other licensed financial service providers.
Joseph is recognized by his clients and peers as one of the nation’s leading lawyers for both financial regulatory compliance and financial institutions M&A work, as evidenced by his consistent inclusion in leading directories and client-survey publications, such as Chambers Global, Chambers USA, IFLR1000, The Legal 500 United States and New York Super Lawyers. Chambers USA reported that clients give him “strong reviews for his broad regulatory practice,” in particular his “knowledge of the regulatory environment” and “substantive technical knowledge and good advocacy skills.”