John Podvin

John Podvin has more than 20 years of regulatory agency, law firm and corporate experience. He advises corporate boards, board committees, and members of management on federal and state banking laws and government investigations, and has served as primary liaison to federal bank regulators. He led a team of lawyers in summarizing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and was invited to testify before the Texas House of Representatives Pensions, Investments and Financial Services Committee and the Texas Senate Business and Commerce Committee concerning the implementation of the Act. Currently, he is advising clients on the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act.

During his corporate career with an NYSE-listed parent company to a $16 billion bank, he advised the board and management on compliance with applicable law, with specific emphasis on compliance management, government relations, anti-money laundering, fair lending, insider lending, affiliate transactions, legal lending limits, privacy, ethics, and other regulatory issues. In addition, in his role as deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer he actively participated in the formulation and support of enterprise-wide policies and strategic initiatives. He supervised and coordinated investigations triggered by consumer complaints and calls to the ethics hotline required by Sarbanes-Oxley. He coordinated and acted as primary liaison for all examinations with federal bank regulators. Finally, he served as a member of the parent company's disclosure committee.

As an outside counsel, John has assisted financial institutions with regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, government investigations, enforcement actions and litigation. He works closely with financial institutions in developing new products and services, including electronic banking services, Internet services and other forms of information technology. John also works closely with financial institutions in various industries that are subject to anti-money laundering laws.

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Areas of Practice 1) Banking and Financial Services Litigation, 2) Corporate Governance, 3) Finance, 4) Financial Crisis Advisory and Litigation, 5) Financial Regulatory, 6) Government Relations and 7) Privacy and Data Breach
Law School University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 1991)
Admitted Year 1991
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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