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Barbara R. Mendelson

250 West 55th Street, New York, New York 10019-9601
Firm: Morrison & Foerster LLP  |  Website

Barbara R. Mendelson

250 West 55th Street, New York, New York 10019-9601
Firm: Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Firm

Morrison & Foerster LLP


Years In Practice


Phone Number (212) 468-8000
Barbara Mendelson is a partner in the Financial Services Group in the New York office.  Her practice involves advising foreign and U.S. banks in a variety of complex regulatory matters, including sales and acquisitions of U.S. banking and nonbanking firms, Dodd-Frank Act issues, applications to federal and state bank regulators for expansion of activities and new products, Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC matters and over-the-counter and exchange-based trading of various instruments and derivatives.  She has represented foreign banks in their U.S. operations for more than 25 years.  Ms. Mendelson has also been instrumental in forming a number of commercial banks and other subsidiaries of foreign banks.  In addition to her bank regulatory practice, Ms. Mendelson works with sovereign entities and multilateral organizations with respect to the investment of their foreign currency reserves and other assets.  

 

Ms. Mendelson is a contributing author of Regulation of Foreign Banks & Affiliates in the United States (West 2012) and a co-author of Considerations for Foreign Banks Financing in the US, published by International Financial Law Review (2012). Ms. Mendelson was awarded a "Lawyer of the Year" designation by Best Lawyers in America (2013) in the category of Financial Services Regulation Law (New York City). In addition, she has been recommended as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 for 2014, Chambers USA for 2013 and by Legal 500 US for 2013, and has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America (2014) andInternational Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers 2014. Ms. Mendelson was shortlisted for Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards in both 2012 and 2013 in the category of Financial Regulation.

She is a member of the New York City Bar Association and the American Bar Association.  Additionally, Ms. Mendelson is a member of the Committee of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice of the New York City Bar Association.

 

 

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Awards
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Barbara R. Mendelson
Recognized with a "Lawyer of the Year" award in Best Lawyers®
Education
Graduated
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Graduated 1976
Contact Details and Office Locations
Office: (212) 468-8000
250 West 55th Street
New York, New York 10019-9601
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