Squire Patton Boggs Strengthens Financial Services Practice with Experienced Addition

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Robert G. Lendino has joined Squire Patton Boggs’ Financial Services Practice as of counsel in New York. He most recently served as SVP and senior associate general counsel for Truist Financial Corporation and brings over 25 years of experience working in-house at leading financial institutions.

Mr. Lendino has provided key transactional and regulatory support for the Treasury and Institutional Capital Markets groups of major financial corporations, including derivatives, fixed income and equity. He has also supported various projects such as Dodd-Frank compliance, initial margin requirements for derivatives and LIBOR transition and has worked within many disciplines including front office Treasury and Capital Markets, Credit/Risk Management, Compliance, Operations and Accounting Policy and Tax.

James Barresi, head of the global Financial Service Practice commented, “We are thrilled to have Bob join our team. We have worked with him for over a decade at Truist and, before that, BB&T. Bob has great capital markets experience and is particularly skilled at understanding client needs and providing practical, solution-oriented legal service”

Mr. Lendino added, “I’m very pleased to join Squire Patton Boggs. I have a lot of experience working with its financial services team and know that it is comprised of high quality people who add real value to financial sector clients.”

Mr. Lendino began his legal career as an associate practicing law in New York City within large international law firms, prior to which he worked in compliance and as a law clerk on a futures exchange. He is a graduate of Fordham College and Fordham University School of Law.

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