(857) 203-9922
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Boston-based banking lawyer
In 2013, I established Kevin J Handly LLC, operating under the domain name,, with offices in Jamaica Plain and downtown Boston, Massachusetts.
Bar Leader
Most recently served as a Member of the Council of the Section of Business Law of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Formerly, a founding co-chair of the Financial Services Section and co-chair of the Banking Law Committee of the Boston Bar Association. Active member of the Banking Law Committee of the American Bar Association and of the OCC Alumni Association. Rated A/V (Preeminent) in Martindale and listed in Best Lawyers.
Public Service
Author of various proposals (some enacted) to update and improve the Massachusetts banking laws. Most recently, I served as a member of the Task Force on Competitiveness of the Massachusetts Bankers Association, helping develop c. 482 of the Massachusetts Acts of 2014, a comprehensive updating of the Massachusetts banking laws.

As a Charity Runner, I was a qualifying finisher in the Boston Marathon in each of years 2011 through 2015, raising funds for WalkBoston, Inc. Also ran the BAA Half Marathon to raise funds for the Emerald Necklace Conservancy.
Lectures on Financial Institutions Mergers & Acquisitions and other subjects at Boston University Law School's Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law. From time to time makes presentations to Bar and CLE panels on Bank Mergers & Acquisitions, the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the application of antitrust law to community bank M&A, Massachusetts Banking Law Update, and other topics of banking law and regulation.
Author of numerous articles on topics of banking law and regulation published in American Banker, Banker & Tradesman and other legal and banking industry publications.
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