Aaron Kaslow is the Team Leader of the firm's Financial Institutions practice. He focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory matters for financial institutions. He also regularly advises on the formation of captive insurance companies, risk retention groups and other alternative risk transfer arrangements.

Mr. Kaslow’s securities practice includes serving as counsel for both issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and counseling clients on disclosure and other requirements under the federal securities laws.  He has represented numerous mutual savings associations in their conversion to stock form or formation of a mutual holding company and related public offerings.

Mr. Kaslow has extensive experience in a wide variety of business combinations, including mergers, stock purchases and asset transfers, representing both public and private companies. He has worked on many transactions in the financial services industry and has significant knowledge of the regulatory aspects of such transactions.

Mr. Kaslow also advises boards of directors on banking regulatory issues, public disclosure obligations and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Kaslow has extensive experience in the formation and operation of captive insurance companies and risk retention groups. Drawing on his corporate and securities background, he works with captive owners and managers on all aspects of structure, capitalization and corporate governance.

Education

  • Yale Law School, J.D. (1989)
  • Yale University, B.A. (1986)
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • California

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Understanding the client's business and anticipating the client's needs so that we can rise above being a mere hired gun to function as a valued partner.

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Aaron M. Kaslow

Experience Highlights

$51.2 million merger between Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. and HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.
Represented Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. based in Morristown, TN in a merger with HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. based in Asheville, NC. The firm counseled more
Contested acquisition of CNB Financial Corporation
Represented CNB Financial Corporation in its contested acquisition. After executing a definitive agreement with Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., CNB more
Loan portfolio sales for Textron Financial Corporation
Represented Textron Financial Corporation, a diversified commercial finance company, in multiple sales of loan and lease portfolios and related more
Sale of insurance agency subsidiary for First Financial Holdings Inc.
Represented First Financial Holdings, Inc. in the sale of its managing general insurance agency subsidiary, Kimbrell Insurance Group, in a cash more