June 10, 2019 – Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford, LLP, one of the nation’s premier community bank corporate and regulatory law firms, today announced the addition of Kevin Strachan as a partner in its Georgia office. Kevin joins his longtime colleagues Jonathan Hightower and Crystal Huffman in continuing the firm’s expansion into the Southeast.
Kevin Strachan focuses his practice on representing financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, with a particular emphasis on representation of publicly traded financial institutions.
The addition of Strachan will further deepen the firm’s existing corporate, securities, and regulatory practice, which was ranked as the top bank transactional practice in the United States in 2018, as measured by the number of whole bank and branch acquisition transactions reported by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Chet Fenimore, managing partner of Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford, LLP, commented, “The reaction to the firm’s expansion into the Southeast has been overwhelmingly positive, and we are excited to add Kevin to further strengthen our presence in the region and to deepen our strengths in representing dynamic community banks in capital markets transactions, public securities reporting matters, and M&A.”
Jonathan Hightower added, “Kevin’s knowledge of legal and business matters, work ethic, and responsiveness make him a perfect fit for our client-centric service model. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue to partner with him, and I look forward to seeing his practice flourish as a part of our platform.”
Kevin Strachan said, “I have admired FKHF for their expertise and profile as one of the leading law firms representing community banks, so I’m very excited to be joining the partnership team to help drive the firm’s future growth.”
About Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford, LLP
Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford, LLP focuses on providing legal services to community banks throughout the United States, advising clients on all facets of banking, M&A, corporate and regulatory legal matters on both a state and federal level. All of the firm’s partners are alumni of financial institutions practice groups within large international law firms, bringing a wealth of sophisticated experience in representing financial institutions. Since inception, the firm has been consistently recognized as one of the top bank M&A law firms in the United States as reported by S&P Global Market Intelligence league tables for bank and thrift legal advisors. For more information, please visit www.fkhpartners.com
About Kevin Strachan
Kevin Strachan is a 2010 cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. Strachan received a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from Washington & Lee University in 2002. Prior to attending law school, Strachan worked as a CPA at a national public accounting firm. He spent the last eight years in the financial institutions practice group at a large international law firm. Strachan resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two children.