Bob Monroe, chairman of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Division, serves as counsel to well over 150 financial institutions. Bob has significant experience in matters involving bank and bank holding company mergers and formations, branch acquisitions, capital raising, recapitalizations, negotiating regulatory orders, bank examination issues, reorganizations, succession planning, representing buyers of failed banks, interstate banking issues, and director and officer liability issues. He assisted clients regarding the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA), the U.S. Treasury's Capital Purchase Program (TARP) and Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF).
Bob is on the faculty of the University of Colorado Graduate School of Banking and Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University, speaking on a variety of banking issues for many years. He also has spoken numerous times for the Missouri Bankers Association, Missouri Independent Bankers Association, Kansas Bankers Association, Arizona Bankers Association and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. In addition, he has spoken in front of many groups on banking and corporate law. Finally, Bob has written many articles and booklets on various banking issues for numerous banking organizations.