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Michael Shumaker

Associate

, Bryan Cave LLP
Atlanta

Tel

1 404 572 5908

Fax

1 404 420 0908

Charlotte

Tel

1 704 749 8976
michael.shumaker@bryancave.com
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Michael Shumaker

Associate


Atlanta and Charlotte



One Atlantic Center, Fourteenth Floor
1201 W. Peachtree St., N.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3471

Phone:

1 404 572 5908

Fax:

1 404 420 0908

email:

michael.shumaker@bryancave.com

Michael Shumaker focuses his practice on financial institutions, with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law issues. In particular, Mr. Shumaker advises his financial institution and private equity clients in relation to mergers and acquisitions, control investments in bank holding companies, capital raising transactions for public and privately-traded companies, branch sales and acquisitions, and regulatory matters. Other experience includes SEC reporting advice for companies traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market, going-private transactions, director and officer liability insurance matters, real estate-secured lending, and problem loan workouts. Mr. Shumaker’s practice is primarily focused in the Carolinas and in Georgia.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Shumaker served as Senior Legislative Assistant for U.S. Congressman Kenny Hulshof, a member of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means. In this capacity, Mr. Shumaker advised the Congressman on matters relating to trade, agriculture, transportation, energy, defense and the environment.

During law school, Mr. Shumaker was the Chair of the UNC School of Law Honor Court and a Note and Comment Editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • Community Bankers Association of Georgia – Associate Member
  • Georgia Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • North Carolina Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • South Carolina Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • South Carolina Bankers Association – Young Bankers Division, Associate Member
  • UNC Center for Banking & Finance – Board of Advisors

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Everybody Wins! Atlanta
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation
  • University of Georgia Athletic Association

Michael Shumaker focuses his practice on financial institutions, with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law issues. In particular, Mr. Shumaker advises his financial institution and private equity clients in relation to mergers and acquisitions, control investments in bank holding companies, capital raising transactions for public and privately-traded companies, branch sales and acquisitions, and regulatory matters. Other experience includes SEC reporting advice for companies traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market, going-private transactions, director and officer liability insurance matters, real estate-secured lending, and problem loan workouts. Mr. Shumaker’s practice is primarily focused in the Carolinas and in Georgia.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Shumaker served as Senior Legislative Assistant for U.S. Congressman Kenny Hulshof, a member of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means. In this capacity, Mr. Shumaker advised the Congressman on matters relating to trade, agriculture, transportation, energy, defense and the environment.

During law school, Mr. Shumaker was the Chair of the UNC School of Law Honor Court and a Note and Comment Editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation.

Bar and Court Admissions

Georgia, 2007

North Carolina, 2012

Education

University of North Carolina, J.D., 2007

University of Georgia, A.B., with honors, magna cum laude, 1999

Publications

  • "Forming a Game Plan for TruPS," Bankdirector.com, September 2014
  • "M&A: How to Review Deals at the Board Level," BankDirector.com, August 2014  
  • "Tearing the Fabric of the WTO: United States–Subsidies on Upland Cotton," 32 N.C. J. Int'l L. & Com. Reg. 547, 2007

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • Community Bankers Association of Georgia – Associate Member
  • Georgia Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • North Carolina Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • South Carolina Bankers Association – Associate Member
  • South Carolina Bankers Association – Young Bankers Division, Associate Member
  • UNC Center for Banking & Finance – Board of Advisors

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Everybody Wins! Atlanta
  • Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation
  • University of Georgia Athletic Association

Education

  • University of North Carolina, J.D., 2007
  • University of Georgia, A.B., with honors, magna cum laude, 1999

Admissions

  • Georgia, 2007
  • North Carolina, 2012