The firm has a niche practice in the formation of and counsel to foreign and domestic banks. This work includes filing and processing applications with bank supervisory agencies and other regulatory work, as well as counsel on various issues of banking law as required. Serving as foreign bank counsel requires adjustment and adaptation to different cultures. The sensitivity of lawyers to these differences enables the lawyers in the firm to have better communication and thus better counsel on issues of state and national banking laws for these clients. Such expertise is of significant benefit to bank clients in dealing with their customers of non-United States origin. The firm has unique expertise in assisting clients with cross border lending to other countries such as Mexico. Documentation of such loans in both jurisdictions is accomplished utilizing long-established relationships with lawyers in other countries.