Joseph T. Ceithaml
Joseph Ceithaml is a partner in the firm’s Financial Institutions Group and the leader of the group’s Securities and Transactional practice area. Our 30-attorney group has represented more than 250 financial institutions across the country. Our M&A experience is unparalleled—over the past 5 years we were the No. 2 legal advisor in the U.S. and No. 1 in the Midwest by announced bank and thrift M&A transactions and in 2020, our Group again ranked No. 1 in the Midwest region by number of announced bank and thrift merger and acquisition transactions — according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. The Financial Institutions Group was again named as one of the top financial institution groups in the nation in the U.S. News & Best Lawyers 2021 report.