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Richard Schaberg

Washington, D.C.
New York

Richard Schaberg
+1 202 637 5671 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 212 918 3000 (New York)
+1 202 637 5910 (Washington, D.C.)
+1 212 918 3100 (New York)
Practice Group

Richard Schaberg, head of the U.S. Financial Institutions Practice Group, is a recognized "go to" trusted advisor to financial institutions for all facets of corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) , capital offerings, and complex bank regulatory matters.

For over 30 years, Richard has played a lead role for financial institution clients in debt and equity offerings, M&A, corporate governance matters, proxy contests, securities law compliance, and exchange listing standards. He uniquely combines deep corporate transactional experience with an acute and seasoned knowledge of bank regulatory issues, providing valued business solutions for his regulated bank clients.

Richard practices before the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), all federal banking agencies — including the OCC, Federal Reserve, FDIC, and NCUA — and most state banking agencies.

"Richard Schaberg is a rock star in financial services law. He is a great speaker and generous with his expertise."


Representative Experience

Represented Regions Financial in its partnership with online FinTech small business lender Fundation.

Represents Radius Bancorp in its recapitalization by various private equity investors.

Represents Lank Sunapee Bank Group in its acquisition of three banks and one wealth management advisor.

Represents CNB Financial in its acquisition of F&C Financial and its follow-on common stock offering.

Represents a top-10 bank holding company in its negotiation of enforcement matters with the Federal Reserve.

Represent a US$20bn bank holding company in its negotiation of enforcement orders.

Represents Merimack County Savings bank in its merger with Meredith Village Savings Bank.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1985
  • B.A., cum laude, Bucknell University, 1981


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Trustee, Agawam Council

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Massachusetts


Financial Services: Regulatory, 2011-2013; Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts, 2012

Legal 500 US


Chambers USA, Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)

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