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Paul Compton

Compton Jones Dresher Partner Paul Compton named Lawyer of the Year in financial services regulation

Paul Compton, partner with Compton Jones Dresher LLP, has been named Lawyer of the Year for 2023 in the area of financial services regulation law by Best Lawyers in America. He is the only Birmingham-area lawyer named in this practice area.

Compton practices in the area of capital markets, tax credits and regulatory matters for financial institutions, including mergers, acquisitions and formation of new banks and holding companies.

He was also recognized by Best Lawyers for banking and finance law, corporate law, real estate law, securities in capital markets law and securitization and structured financial law.

Compton has practiced law for more than 30 years and from 2018 to 2020 served as general counsel for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C., serving as legal advisor to Secretary Ben Carson and overseeing more than 600 staff in the Office of General Counsel across the United States.

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Compton Jones Dresher, located in Birmingham, has 10 attorneys.

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