Richard Potomac

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8365
Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8365
Richard Potomac

Richard Potomac

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Biography

Richard Potomac is a senior associate in the firm's Dallas office where his practice focuses on corporate and regulatory matters involving commercial banks, trust companies, money services businesses, and other financial institutions.

Mr. Potomac regularly advises banking industry clients on issues across the board, including regulatory compliance, corporate governance, M&A, debt and equity offerings, and administrative enforcement proceedings. He has developed strong working relationships with federal and state regulators, having represented clients before the Federal Reserve, OCC, FDIC, FinCEN, and Texas Department of Banking.

Prior to joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Mr. Potomac served as a senior attorney in the OCC's Southern District Counsel's Office in Dallas. In that role, he advised bank examiners, licensing analysts, and senior agency officials on a wide variety of transactional, regulatory, and enforcement matters involving community and midsize national banks and federal savings associations. Mr. Potomac also worked in the OCC's Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division and participated in the agency's responsible innovation initiative.


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JD, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2011
BA, Psychology, magna cum laude, The University of California at Los Angeles, 2008

  • California State Bar
  • Texas State Bar
  • Panelist, Global Blockchain Business Council Legal & Regulatory Group Quarterly Update, July 22, 2020
  • American Bar Association – Banking Law Committee
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Independent Bankers Association of Texas