Tom Blank

Tom Blank

Attorney at Law, Shumaker & ATO Board Meeting

    Tom is a member of the Management Committee and former Co-Administrator of the Financial Institutions Practice Group of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, resident in the Toledo, Ohio office.

    Tom has extensive experience in the organization and ongoing representation of stand-alone trust companies, banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions. He regularly assists community financial organizations with merger and acquisition matters. Tom represents financial institutions in both public securities offerings and private placements and provides ongoing counsel regarding reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. As a part of his practice, Tom routinely interacts with both federal and state banking and securities agencies on a wide variety of regulatory issues, including enforcement actions and agreements. He also assists his financial institution clients with general corporate and executive compensation matters.

    Tom was a founding member and director of and continues to serve as General Counsel and Secretary to the Association of Trust Organizations (f.k.a. Association of Independent Trust Companies, Inc.), a trade association of trust organizations including non-depository trust companies.

    Tom earned his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1981. He earned his undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1978.


    Best Lawyers in America
    Best Lawyers "Toledo Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year," 2014 and 2019
    Best Lawyers "Toledo Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year," 2013
    Best Lawyers "Toledo Banking Lawyer of the Year," 2009
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