Nelson Mullins Nabs Ex-MoFo Dodd-Frank Compliance Ace

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT) -- Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP has lured a regulatory and dealmaking expert from Morrison & Foerster LLP for its Washington banking team, the firm announced Tuesday, giving community lenders an ally for Dodd-Frank Act compliance and renewed transactional activity.

Dwight C. Smith III made the jump after two years at Morrison & Foerster, saying he was attracted to Nelson Mullins’ “very strong banking practice, particularly among community banks” that are the overwhelming focus of his work.

In the near future, Smith said much of time...
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