Please join Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis and his colleague Vin Thomas as they discuss what it’s like to be a general counsel of a financial services company, based on Vin’s long experience as a financial services general counsel. During this episode, they examine various types of challenging work a general counsel faces, including managing regulatory and compliance matters; the nuances of working for public and private companies handling deals, such as mergers and acquisitions; initial public offerings; and navigating a myriad of litigation matters.

Transcript: A Day in the Life of a Financial Services General Counsel (PDF)

As part of the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Practice Group, Vin Thomas provides corporate and regulatory advice to clients, bringing substantial experience in public and private company representation. Vin focuses his practice on regulatory risks posed by state and federal laws aimed at protecting consumers with credit, deposit, and payments products. Having served as general counsel for multiple companies in the financial sector for 15+ years, Vin is acutely aware of the unique legal, regulatory, and compliance demands facing in-house legal departments across the industry.