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What is the SFBAA?

The San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association is a time-honored institution dating back to 1939. SFBAA members are the leaders of the legal and business community in San Francisco today and include lawyers from Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citibank, Charles Schwab, Union Bank, Mechanics Bank, Bank of the West, and large and small law firms in the San Francisco area, as well as local and state regulators and lobbyists.


How often does the SFBAA meet?

Currently, members convene once a month via either a hybrid and/or virtual meeting platform setting for a presentation on a timely banking law topic. The luncheon topics span all practice areas in banking law from regulatory developments to litigation, from mortgage and lending laws to technology, from securities law and venture capital law to white collar criminal law.


How much does it cost to join the SFBAA? How do I join?

There is no fee for membership. Please send Ali Baiardo an email at [email protected] to join our association, and you will be placed on the email invitation list. For the hybrid in-person and virtual combined luncheon meetings, the fee is $25 for in-person attendance. Virtual attendees can attend the meeting via Zoom at no cost.

When and where are the luncheons?

Luncheons occur on the first Monday of every month (unless you are notified otherwise) and take place in a hybrid and/or virtual meeting platform. The Luncheon begins at 12pm and ends at approximately 1pm.  CLE credit is provided for most programs.


Who are the officers of the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association in 2022?

The 2022 President is Ali Baiardo, Partner, McGuire Woods LLP.



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