Kevin Funnell is Of Counsel to the firm, resident in the firm’s Dallas-Ft. Worth “Metroplex” office.*
Mr. Funnell works with financial institutions and other companies on complicated business and regulatory matters, including mergers and acquisitions, business alliances, commercial transactions, financial institutions regulations, mortgage banking, privacy, Internet and electronic commerce, outsourcing, and information technology services. He also represents financial institutions in connection with legal and regulatory compliance issues related to treasury management services and new product development and implementation.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Funnell served as an in-house counsel to a large financial institution and as co-chair of the financial institutions practice for a national law firm. His past experience also includes extensive involvement in the acquisition, sale, financing, and restructuring of business entities and assets, particularly those related to financial institutions and mortgage banking companies, including experience with the creation and representation of “Southwest Plan” savings institutions formed in the late 1980s to deal with the failure of savings and loan associations in the Southwest.
Mr. Funnell is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Kansas where he received a B.A. (With Distinction) in 1971. He received a J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law in 1974. He is a member of the Texas and Colorado Bar Associations, and of the Texas Association of Bank Counsel. He is a frequent lecturer and author on matters involving the Internet, electronic commerce, technology services, social media, and financial institutions. Since 2004, Mr. Funnell has been the author of the blog Bank Lawyer’s Blog, which contains his personal views and commentary on issues related to banks and other financial institutions.
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*Meetings are by appointment only