Walt Moeling heads the Financial Institutions practice group of Bryan Cave, LLP (formerly Powell Goldstein, LLP) an international law firm. In this practice, he represents banks, thrifts, insurance companies and securities firms nationwide.
Mr. Moeling organizes banks, their holding companies and their non-bank affiliates and subsidiaries. He advises financial institutions regarding raising capital, going private, repurchasing stock and conversion to Subchapter S tax status. He also negotiates and structures the purchase and sale of bank holding companies, financial institutions, non-bank affiliates, branches and other financial institution assets. Mr. Moeling also counsels clients on corporate governance matters, on operational and regulatory issues faced by financial institutions and on strategies for dealing with hostile takeovers and dissident shareholders.
Mr. Moeling is an active participant in trade association activities and is General Counsel of the Georgia Bankers Association. He is a frequent speaker on banking topics throughout the United States, and his comments are regularly covered in the banking and general business press. He is also a regular contributor to banking periodicals and is the co author of Georgia Corporate Forms, a two-volume compilation of critical corporate documents.
Mr. Moeling has been recognized in Who's Who in America, in the South; in American Law; in Business and Finance and as one of America's Leading Business Lawyers by Chambers and Partners. In 2004, he was named as one of the Top Ten Super Lawyers in Georgia by Atlanta Magazine. He has also previously held the role of President and Director of The Frazer Center and is currently a Director of Children's Rehabilitation Center Incorporated, both are non-profit corporations providing rehabilitation services to young children and adults with disabilities. Mr. Moeling received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Duke University.