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Larry Tomlin



Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2001

Webster University, M.A., 1992

Indiana University, B.S., 1989



Larry partners with his clients in order to understand their business and proactively identify issues that may arise. An insightful and persuasive advisor, he provides legal services to financial institutions of all sizes including commercial banks, thrifts, bank holding companies and public and private corporations. He routinely advises financial institutions with respect to dealing with bank regulatory agencies, responding to adverse regulatory examinations, and implementation of new regulations under the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Larry has served as counsel in numerous transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, hostile takeovers, issuer tender offers, and the formation of de novo financial institutions. He previously served as the regulatory compliance consultant to the Indiana Bankers Association and its member financial institutions.

As a member of the Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech group, Larry provides regulatory advice with respect to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know-Your Customer policies and procedures. He also has experience advising public and private companies on all aspects of the fundraising process and compliance with the securities laws. 

Additionally, Larry advises public and private companies on corporate governance issues and state and federal securities matters. His experience includes regulatory compliance, contract development and review, general business matters, preparation and review of securities filings and a broad range of transactions including numerous mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.


  • Selected to the Indiana Super Lawyers list: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Selected to the Indiana Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list: 2011
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Banking & Finance Law: 2022
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Corporate Law: 2022
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Financial Services Regulation Law: 2022
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Mergers & Acquisitions Law: 2022

Memberships & Involvement

  • Member: Indianapolis Bar Association; American Bar Association; Indiana Business Law Survey Commission, Subcommittee on restrictive covenants
  • Former Board of Directors: Young Audiences of Indiana 


  • Represented a regional bank holding company in a series of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Represented bank holding companies in the conversion from a "C" corporation to a "S" corporation
  • Represented multiple financial institutions in private placements of preferred securities to the U.S. Department of the Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program
  • Represented a regional thrift holding company in the simultaneous sale of its thrift charter to one acquirer and its operating assets to another acquirer
  • Represented a nationally known aerospace manufacturer in connection with multiple venture capital investments
  • Represented a Spanish/Australian Consortium in a successful $3.85 billion bid to lease the Indiana Toll Road
  • Represented multiple clients in connection with the preparation and submission of reports under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, such as Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, as well as proxy statements and Section 16 filings
  • Represented issuers in private placements of equity and debt, Regulation A offerings and other capital raises

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