Experienced banking and financial services attorneys Josh McNulty and Rachael Craven have joined Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP in Dallas, where they will advise clients on an array of corporate, regulatory, product development, technology and fintech matters.
As the newest additions to the firm’s Financial Institutions Corporate and Regulatory (FICR) group, McNulty joins the firm as a partner from Bracewell, LLP and Craven, who was with Hunton Andrews Kurth for four years before joining the legal department at Apple Inc., returns as a counsel.
“Josh is highly regarded for his insightful approach and dedication to delivering exceptional service to his banking industry clients, who have entrusted him over the past decade with complex corporate and regulatory compliance matters, mergers and acquisitions and securities offerings,” said Erin Fonte, co-chair of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s FICR group. “We are also thrilled to welcome back Rachael, who has a unique understanding of client needs from both the legal and business perspectives and a firsthand knowledge of new regulatory trends affecting financial services and a variety of fintech products and services.”
“Hunton Andrews Kurth is committed to maintaining a leading national practice serving our clients in the financial services regulatory, operations, technology and fintech sectors,” added FICR co-chair Peter Weinstock. “Josh and Rachael are outstanding attorneys whose experiences acting as outside counsel to a diverse range of clientele and as an in-house attorney for one of the world’s leading technology companies bring additional depth to our robust practice.”
About Josh McNulty
McNulty’s practice primarily focuses on regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law matters for financial institutions. He counsels state and national banks, holding companies and other financial institutions on state and federal regulatory compliance issues, including all aspects of regulatory matters involving the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Texas Department of Banking and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
He also advises clients on corporate governance, stockholder matters, shareholder agreements, fiduciary obligations, and a broad range of public and private capital market transactions, including initial public offerings and private placements.
Prior to joining Hunton Andrews Kurth, McNulty was a leader in Bracewell’s financial institutions group. In 2021, Josh led multiple bank mergers in Texas, which included aggregate deal values of approximately $1.2 billion and targets with an aggregate asset base of $7 billion.
McNulty received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in 2007 and his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2010.