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Suite 2800
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2079

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Michael J. Messaglia

Managing Partner

Mike Messaglia serves as Managing Partner of Krieg DeVault.  His practice includes financial institutions, general corporate matters, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and taxation. He serves on the firm's Executive Committee and is the former Chair of the firm's Financial Institutions Practice.  He has been involved in numerous merger and acquisition transactions involving both public and private companies, and has served as issuer's counsel in public offerings of securities.  He has also advised financial institutions on bank regulatory and enforcement matters.  Mr. Messaglia advises clients on general matters including corporate governance and securities compliance.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel on acquisitions and sales involving financial institutions totaling in excess of $11 billion in assets
  • Counsel on acquisitions and sales by financial institutions of non-banking assets including insurance agencies, trust companies, investment advisors and broker-dealers
  • Represented clients in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities
  • Represented clients on SEC compliance, including filings under The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Represented clients in closing transactions under the Capital Purchase Program of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and in connection with the repurchase of preferred stock and warrants issued under the programs
  • Advised management and boards of directors of financial institutions in connection with regulatory enforcement matters and bank examination issues
  • Counsel clients on corporate governance matters

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana (J.D., 1993)
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana (B.A. in Accounting, 1990)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1993

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association – Business Law Section, 2009 (Chair)
  • Indianapolis Bar Association – Business Section, 2003 - 2009 (Executive Committee)
  • Notre Dame Alumni Club of Indianapolis (Member)
  • Notre Dame Monogram Club (Member)
  • North Park Academy, 2004 – 2005 (Trustee)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Indiana Super Lawyers, 2007-2018
  • "Forty Under 40”, Indianapolis Business Journal
  • Chambers USA: Leader In the Field of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions

Seminars and Presentations

  • "Banking Law and Regulation", ICLEF, October 2017
  • "Good Practice Guidance for Lawyers To Detect & Combat Money Laundering", ICLEF, November 2011
  • "2010 Regulatory Financial Reform: What You Need to Know Now!", Indiana Bankers Association, 2010
  • "Changing Capital Requirements and Raising Capital", Indiana Bankers Association, 2010
  • "Living in the Current Banking Environment", Banking Law and Regulation (ICLEF), 2010 
  • Chair of "Buy-Sell Agreements and use in Business Succession Planning", Indianapolis Bar Association, 2009
  • Presented "Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008", Indiana Bankers Association, 2008
  • Chair of "Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions", Indianapolis Bar Association, 2008
  • Chair of "409A Primer for Transactional Attorneys: How to Avoid IRS Penalties", Indianapolis Bar Association, 2007
  • Presented “Analysis of Securities Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2006
  • Chair of  “Crisis Planning for Businesses”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2006
  • Chair of “Indemnification Insurance in Acquisition Transactions”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2005
  • Chair of “Leveraged ESOPs”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2004
  • Chair of “HIPAA Privacy for the Business Lawyer”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2003
  • Presented “Introduction to Stock Transfer Agents”, Community Bankers of Indiana, 2000

Publications

  • "Corporate Governance: What Every Bank Director Must Know," Hoosier Banker, November 2016
  • "Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking: Far From Complete", Hoosier Banker, December 2012
  • "Changing Capital Requirements and Ways to Raise Capital: A Two Part Series", Hoosier Banker, January 2010
  • "Changing Capital Requirements and Ways to Raise Capital: A Two Part Series", Hoosier Banker, December 2009
  • "Wall Street Reform Impacts Main Street Bankers" Hoosier Banker
  • "The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008:  Initial Impact", Hoosier Banker
  • "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009:  Impact on Financial Institutions", Hoosier Banker
Representative Experience
  • Counsel on acquisitions and sales involving financial institutions totaling in excess of $11 billion in assets
  • Counsel on acquisitions and sales by financial institutions of non-banking assets including insurance agencies, trust companies, investment advisors and broker-dealers
  • Represented clients in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities
  • Represented clients on SEC compliance, including filings under The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Represented clients in closing transactions under the Capital Purchase Program of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and in connection with the repurchase of preferred stock and warrants issued under the programs
  • Advised management and boards of directors of financial institutions in connection with regulatory enforcement matters and bank examination issues
  • Counsel clients on corporate governance matters
Education
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana (J.D., 1993)
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana (B.A. in Accounting, 1990)
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana, 1993
Professional Associations
  • Indianapolis Bar Association – Business Law Section, 2009 (Chair)
  • Indianapolis Bar Association – Business Section, 2003 - 2009 (Executive Committee)
  • Notre Dame Alumni Club of Indianapolis (Member)
  • Notre Dame Monogram Club (Member)
  • North Park Academy, 2004 – 2005 (Trustee)
Awards and Recognitions
  • Indiana Super Lawyers, 2007-2018
  • "Forty Under 40”, Indianapolis Business Journal
  • Chambers USA: Leader In the Field of Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions
Seminars and Presentations
  • "Banking Law and Regulation", ICLEF, October 2017
  • "Good Practice Guidance for Lawyers To Detect & Combat Money Laundering", ICLEF, November 2011
  • "2010 Regulatory Financial Reform: What You Need to Know Now!", Indiana Bankers Association, 2010
  • "Changing Capital Requirements and Raising Capital", Indiana Bankers Association, 2010
  • "Living in the Current Banking Environment", Banking Law and Regulation (ICLEF), 2010 
  • Chair of "Buy-Sell Agreements and use in Business Succession Planning", Indianapolis Bar Association, 2009
  • Presented "Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008", Indiana Bankers Association, 2008
  • Chair of "Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions", Indianapolis Bar Association, 2008
  • Chair of "409A Primer for Transactional Attorneys: How to Avoid IRS Penalties", Indianapolis Bar Association, 2007
  • Presented “Analysis of Securities Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2006
  • Chair of  “Crisis Planning for Businesses”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2006
  • Chair of “Indemnification Insurance in Acquisition Transactions”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2005
  • Chair of “Leveraged ESOPs”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2004
  • Chair of “HIPAA Privacy for the Business Lawyer”, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2003
  • Presented “Introduction to Stock Transfer Agents”, Community Bankers of Indiana, 2000
Publications
  • "Corporate Governance: What Every Bank Director Must Know," Hoosier Banker, November 2016
  • "Dodd-Frank Act Rulemaking: Far From Complete", Hoosier Banker, December 2012
  • "Changing Capital Requirements and Ways to Raise Capital: A Two Part Series", Hoosier Banker, January 2010
  • "Changing Capital Requirements and Ways to Raise Capital: A Two Part Series", Hoosier Banker, December 2009
  • "Wall Street Reform Impacts Main Street Bankers" Hoosier Banker
  • "The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008:  Initial Impact", Hoosier Banker
  • "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009:  Impact on Financial Institutions", Hoosier Banker

 

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