Jacob Westlund assists banks, bank holding companies, and financial institutions with a range of matters, including transactions, commercial lending, bank lifecycle developments, regulatory requirements, and compliance issues. Jacob approaches his clients' needs with full awareness of the challenging regulatory environment in which financial institutions operate and the importance of efficient, reliable legal advice.
Prior to entering law, Jacob served at a large national bank where he was responsible for conducting a rigorous, enterprise-wide assessment of top compliance and risk issues. The assessment evaluated the effectiveness of senior leadership – including the board of directors, senior management, and top-level committees – as well as the bank’s governance, strategy setting, and overall risk management infrastructure.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jacob N. Westlund