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Kristina Del Vecchio Rejoins Joseph & Cohen As Partner

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 1, 2017. Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, announced today that attorney Kristina Del Vecchio has re-joined the Firm as Partner.

Ms. Del Vecchio joins the Firm from CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) where she was Director & Senior Counsel. CIT is a financial holding company, and its principal subsidiary is CIT Bank, N.A. (formerly known as OneWest Bank NA).

As an accomplished advisor and litigator for banks and their holding companies, credit unions and other financial services companies, the addition of Ms. Del Vecchio augments and expands the Firm’s core financial institutions capability. The breadth of her experience encompasses mergers and acquisitions, enforcement and regulatory matters, antitrust, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, credit card, student loan, auto and mortgage lending litigation, regulatory change and risk management, and compliance with state and federal financial services, banking, credit union and consumer protection statutes and regulations.

Jonathan Joseph, Joseph & Cohen’s Managing Partner, stated “Kristina Del Vecchio has  a rare combination of banking and credit union industry experience and talent that many of our clients will find very appealing and which will no doubt attract new financial institution clientele. We’re delighted to welcome her back to the Firm as a Partner.”

Ms. Del Vecchio added “Although I enjoyed spending the past few years as in-house counsel with CIT, I am excited to re-join my colleagues at the Firm to provide financial services, transactional, compliance, and regulatory advice to the Firm’s clients and look forward to working with them to attract new clients while also expanding the range of legal services offered.”

Ms. Del Vecchio has served as an attorney with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the largest national trade association for state and federally chartered credit unions. While at the CUNA, she represented the interests of credit unions before Congress and federal agencies, particularly the NCUA, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Department of the Treasury and Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Ms. Del Vecchio also previously was an associate with Weil, Gotshal and Manges, LLP, in Washington, DC and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP in Los Angeles.

Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, is a Financial Services and Litigation Boutique headquartered in San Francisco that emphasizes complex banking, corporate and financial services matters, regulatory and bank enforcement defense, private equity, bankruptcy and insolvency, employment and commercial litigation services.  Joseph & Cohen is known for sophisticated expertise, extraordinary commitment to clients, relationship-based services, and a range of specialized skills typically found only in the largest American law firms.

For additional information about the Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, please visit our website at www.josephandcohen.com.

Press Contact:  Jonathan Joseph at Joseph & Cohen, 415-817-9200 or jon@josephandcohen.com.