We are pleased to announce that Dan Wheeler has joined the international law firm Bryan Cave LLP as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco offices. He will practice with the firm’s Banking Client Service Group.

“Having Dan join us as another West Coast member of our team complements the breadth of our nationwide banking practice and our ability to serve our clients’ needs,” added Kathryn Knudson, leader of Bryan Cave’s Financial Institutions Industry Practice Team. “Our team represents more than 300 financial institutions and is consistently ranked among the leading deal making banking practices in the U.S., so Dan’s experience and client base will be a welcome expansion of our practice on the West Coast.”

“Dan’s scope of practice will be invaluable in serving and strengthening our relationships with financial institutions throughout the Bay Area and beyond,” said Lee Marshall, managing partner of Bryan Cave’s San Francisco offices. “We are excited to welcome him to our firm and we look forward to adding his perspective and insight to our team.”

Wheeler advises banks, credit unions, finance lenders and other financial institutions on lending, operational and regulatory issues. He helps lenders close a wide variety of loans, including large syndicated credits, commercial real estate loans and other middle market loans. Wheeler advises on loan administration and enforcement, as well as sales of loan portfolios, participation and intercreditor agreements, letters of credit and swap agreements. He represents financial institutions with operational projects such as negotiations with key vendors and resolution of deposit, privacy and data security issues. Wheeler’s regulatory practice includes general regulatory matters before the Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC and state departments of financial institutions as well as advice on the development and refinement of financial products.

Wheeler received his J.D. in 1997 from New York University and his B.A. in 1993 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.