Bethesda-based Eagle Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN), the parent company of EagleBank, has appointed attorney and banking expert Paul Saltzman as its new executive vice president and chief legal officer.
Saltzman was last a partner at law firm White & Case LLP, working in its New York office in its banking and financial institution advisory practice. Per his previous bio on the firm’s website, Saltzman had largely advised banking institutions and their boards “on regulatory and supervisory challenges, financial technology issues, and legislative, transactional, bank insolvency, litigation, and compliance matters,” and was known for working with financial clients “during times of significant financial stress and regulatory change.”
Before that, he served as vice chairman and the Americas head of global transaction banking at Deutsche Bank. He spent several years at financial services firms as well, as president and general counsel of real-time payments platform The Clearing House and as general…Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.