Gregory Sobczak represents financial institutions and holding companies in a wide range of matters, including corporate reorganizations, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, mutual holding company reorganizations, corporate and securities law, general bank regulatory matters and data-processing related agreements.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sobczak clerked at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and interned at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

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Representative Transactions:

  • Provident Financial Services, Inc., Jersey City, NJ, in multiple acquisitions, including its $180.8 million acquisition of SB One Bancorp.
  • First Interstate BancSystem, Inc., Billings, MT, in multiple acquisitions, including its $587.5 million acquisition of Cascade Bancorp.
  • Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Esquire Bank, Jericho, NY, in its $30.2 million initial public offering.
  • Univest Financial Corporation, Souderton, PA, in its $100.0 million offering of subordinated debt.
  • BSB Bancorp, Inc., Belmont, MA, in its $327.0 million merger with People’s United Financial, Inc.
  • Sunshine Bancorp, Inc., Plant City, FL, in its $176.7 million merger with CenterState Bank Corporation.
  • Several investment banking firms as underwriter’s counsel in public and private offerings of common stock and issuances of subordinated debt.
  • Investors Bancorp, Inc., Short Hills, NJ, in its conversion from a mutual holding company to a stock holding company and concurrent $2.2 billion public offering of common stock.