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Barbara Polsky

Ms. Polsky is currently a Partner and the Co-Chair of the financial services transactions practice at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.

As co-chair of Manatt’s financial services transactions practice, Ms. Polsky has extensive experience representing numerous domestic and foreign banks, financial holding companies, savings associations and mortgage and other specialty finance companies in a wide range of corporate, finance and securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory and compliance matters. Ms. Polsky regularly represents financial institutions in connection with enforcement actions relating to capital, asset quality, management, compliance and other issues. Her practice includes regular interaction with federal and state regulatory agencies, including the SEC, OCC, Federal Reserve, FDIC, and the California Department of Business Oversight. She also frequently lectures at investment banking and commercial banking seminars on mergers and acquisitions, bank capital augmentation and compliance matters.

Ms. Polsky previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of City National Corporation and City National Bank and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Aames Financial Corporation.

Ms. Polsky holds bachelor and law degrees from the University of Michigan.