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Henry M. Fields

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Henry Fields's financial services practice focuses on providing regulatory advice, including bank securities activities, margin regulations, and capital compliance, to international and domestic financial institutions and representing them in compliance and enforcement matters, new products and services, new entity formation, geographic expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. He also represents clients in a range of other industries, including branded apparel, consumer goods, and travel services, in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.

Mr. Fields also engages in a general corporate and securities practice, with special emphasis on the representation of financial institutions, including commercial and investment banks. His practice includes private placements (Rule 144A and Regulation D), international securities matters (Regulation S offerings), mergers and acquisitions and derivative transactions.

Mr. Fields is one of only four attorneys in California to receive the highest individual rating in banking and finance by Global Counsel 3000 (7th edition) (now PLC Which lawyer?). He speaks frequently on topics of interest to the financial services industry.

While attending Yale Law School, Mr. Fields served as the Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal. As an undergraduate at Harvard University, Mr. Fields was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Harvard University (B.A., 1968)
  • Yale Law School (J.D., 1972)
  • Banking + Financial Services
  • Capital Markets
  • Consumer Products

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • California


  • Hon Leonard I. Garth, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

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