Patrick J. Kennedy Jr
Founder and CEO
Mr. Kennedy and his firm specialize in representing banks and financial institutions throughout the United States on corporate, securities and regulatory matters. He has represented hundreds of banking organizations in mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and related expansion activities, including insurance company and securities firm acquisitions as well as numerous other product and service developments. Mr. Kennedy and his firm were actively involved in the legislative process that led to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
His practice also includes representation of banks, community development entities and economic development corporations in connection with financing transactions, including tax credit financing involving the New Markets Tax Credit program and federal and state Historic Tax Credits. He founded the Subchapter S Bank Association an educational organization serving the 2100+ Sub S banks in the US and continues to serve as its President.
Kennedy obtained his A.B. from Georgetown University in 1975 and J.D. form St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1978. He currently serves on the Independent Bankers Association of Texas Board of Directors and the Texas Association of Bank Counsel.
- Advising Boards of Directors on corporate strategy
- Organizing syndicated bank financing groups
- Oversight for Strategic Client and Market development