(857) 203-9922
26 The Arborway 
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-2717


Good judgment comes from experience.

Perspective and judgment honed by decades of experience in financial institutions corporate and investment transactions, trial and appellate litigation, regulatory advice, law enforcement.
Law Firm Partner
Over 25 years' experience as a partner in large New England corporate law firms, representing financial institutions in corporate transactions and regulatory proceedings. 
Documented and executed holding company reorganizations, bank and credit union mergers and acquisitions, failed bank resolutions, branch and loan portfolio sales, tax equity investments.  
Defended civil money penalty, cease and desist, deposit insurance termination proceedings, prosecuted FDIC bank receivership claims, check fraud and D&O coverage litigation.
Contested adverse bank examination reports and determinations.
Provided Federal, State and common law trademark advice, registration and enforcement.
Conducted confidential corporate investigations including insider trading, financial accounting fraud and embezzlement, and employment discrimination, prepared Suspicious Activity Reports, managed "for cause" employment terminations. 
Prepared proxy, shareholder and member information statements, conducted annual and special meetings of members and shareholders.
Drafted and negotiated employment, retirement and change in control agreements, deferred and equity compensation plans and awards.
Federal Banking Regulator 
As a Litigation and Enforcement Attorney, briefed the Board of Governors on regulatory and enforcement matters, prosecuted regulatory enforcement proceedings, conducted internal Federal Reserve System and regulatory investigations, briefed and argued financial regulatory and enforcement cases in the Federal courts. Among other assignments,
  • Defended Federal Reserve Board regulatory decisions in the US Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals

  • Prepared and defended FRB orders on bank and bank holding company M&A applications

  • Prosecuted cease and desist, removal and prohibition, civil money penalty and other regulatory enforcement proceedings against banks, bank holding companies and their directors, officers, and controlling persons.

  • Conducted regulatory investigations and internal investigations of the Federal Reserve System

  • Represented the Federal Reserve Board on the working group of theFederal Interagency Bank Fraud Task Force
White Collar Crime Prosecutor
After Georgetown Law School, served as Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, New York, supervising NYPD and Grand Jury investigations and prosecuting financial crimes and official corruption in jury and non-jury trials.
  Contact  Kevin J Handly LLC.
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