Adam D. Maier


Stinson LLP
50 South Sixth Street
Suite 2600
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Tel: 612.335.1412


Adam applies his prowess in finance and the law to help his banking and other financial services clients successfully navigate the complexities of the highly regulated finance industry.

Adam focuses his deep knowledge of banking and financial services law on the business interests and growth strategies of financial institutions and their owners. He advises financial institutions in a broad range of strategic transactions, including buying and selling banks and branches, de novo charters, forming holding companies, raising capital and reorganizations.

In a constantly changing regulatory environment, Adam represents financial institutions before state and federal regulatory authorities and strategizes on complex regulatory investigations and approvals for new products. He also counsels on commercial, real estate and asset-based financing arrangements and analyzes legal issues arising under the Uniform Commercial Code, regulatory laws and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

He helps financial institutions structure, document and enforce secured transactions and represents clients in the purchase and sale of financial assets, including interests in pools of commercial and consumer loans.

Adam serves as corporate trustee to national financial institutions in connection with U.S. and multinational high yield and investment grade debt offerings including Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings.

He served as trustee’s counsel on over $50 billion in corporate debt offerings which included U.S. and United Kingdom issuances.

Adam’s clients reap the benefits of his judicial externship to the Honorable Michael J. Davis of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, focused on professionalism, advocacy and strong legal arguments.

He forges strong professional alliances and garners in-depth industry knowledge through hands-on participation in premier Midwest banking associations.

Stinson attorneys are trusted advisors to banks and financial institutions, acting as strategic partners through every phase of the business cycle. Our banking and financial services attorneys represent and advise financial institutions of all sizes across the entire country, including small community banks, multiple bank holding companies, regional and super-regional banks, and larger national banks. A key strength of the firm, our attorneys have also served the needs of numerous industrial loan and thrift companies, and government entities.

Stinson’s attorneys provide a depth of banking and financial services industry experience and boasts one of the largest groups in the country focused exclusively on understanding and advising the industry. Whatever your institution’s banking and financial services legal issue, we have attorneys with the right experience to assist your institution.

With nearly 500 attorneys in 13 offices nationwide, we take pride in our collaborative approach, our lasting relationships and our unique perspectives.

Complex legal challenges are best approached with sharp insight and creative solutions. At Stinson, our attorneys combine industry knowledge and business acumen to deliver practical legal guidance to clients ranging from individuals to privately-held enterprises to international corporations.