Mr. Guynn is a partner and head of the Financial Institutions Group at Davis Polk & Wardwell, LLP. He is widely recognized as one of the country’s leading bank regulatory and bank M&A lawyers, and a thought leader on financial regulatory reform. He was named the Banking Lawyer of the Year and the most highly regarded banking lawyer in the world in 2014 and 2017 by Law Business Research's International Who's Who of Banking Lawyers and one of the 10 most innovative lawyers in the United States by the Financial Times in 2013. His practice focuses on providing strategic bank regulatory advice and advising on M&A and capital markets transactions when the target or issuer is a banking organization or other financial institution. He has represented many of the largest U.S. and non-U.S. banks, and certain governmental authorities in their most important regulatory matters.