Enhancing the financial institutions regulatory group at Skadden

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, an international law firm, has appointed new co-heads for its financial institutions regulatory group. Adam Cohen joins the Washington, DC office, and Mark Chorazak joins the New York office.

Cohen, previously the general counsel of SoFi Bank, brings expertise in bank regulatory and fintech-related matters. He has advised various clients, including private equity sponsors, financial institutions, and fintech companies, on mergers and acquisitions, anti-money laundering, and governance issues.

Chorazak, who held a partnership at Shearman & Sterling, now A&O Shearman, brings experience in guiding banks and financial institutions on transactional, regulatory, and governance matters.

Jessica Hough, the Global head of Skadden’s regulatory practices, believes that the new co-heads will enhance the firm’s capabilities in the complex financial institutions regulatory space. She highlights the importance of understanding and navigating the financial regulatory regime to achieve successful outcomes.

Executive partner Jeremy London expresses excitement about Cohen and Chorazak joining the firm, noting their vision for the financial institutions regulatory practice. He emphasizes their leadership in helping clients navigate the evolving regulatory landscape and global economy.

The appointments of Cohen and Chorazak signify Skadden’s commitment to strengthening its financial institutions regulatory practice and providing clients with expert guidance in a changing regulatory environment.