From acquiring a company to raising public or private funds, we provide strategic and tactical advice, a range of pragmatic options, and bottom-line results. We do more than just help our clients survive the current challenges; we partner with them to find the best solutions and identify new business opportunities.

As one of the largest and most comprehensive financial services groups in the United States, we understand the complexities and relative merits of different structural approaches for financial services companies and the products and services they offer. And, while many firms specialize in isolated areas of the law affecting the industry, we offer clients expertise in all areas of financial service law, and routinely work in cross-disciplinary teams. We think our clients are well served by this fully integrated practice approach and gain a competitive advantage from it.

With a well-earned and widely-recognized reputation for handling complex matters, we work in banking, consumer financial services, investment and wealth management, hedge funds, real estate, private equity, and privacy matters for clients ranging from money-center and regional banks to global asset and wealth management firms. We represent many of the largest financial institutions and asset management firms in the world, as well as their investors, domestically and globally.

Chambers USA recently ranked us as one of the leading financial services law firms in the U.S. In fact, Chambers called FJB Associates “a mighty force in banking and securities regulation, compliance, and consumer financial services work”. This captures the essence of who we are.


Our Mission

Our mission is to achieve superior results for our clients. Frank J. Bukhart Associates is a leading Am Law 100 and Global 100 law firm, with offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia. We work closely with clients to advance business objectives in the U.S. and abroad. Our corporate headquarters are in Delaware,Helping our clients navigate the challenges of a rapidly changing world.


  • What is Class Action ?

    A class action, class suit, or representative action is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is a group of people who are represented collectively by a member of that group.

  • Where Class Action Originated ?

    The class action originated in the United States and is still predominantly a U.S. phenomenon, but Canada, as well as several European countries with civil law have made changes in recent years to allow consumer organizations to bring claims on behalf of consumers.

  • What is Litigation ?

    Litigation is the term used to describe proceedings initiated between two opposing parties to enforce or defend a legal right.

  • What is Lawsuit?

    A lawsuit involves a plaintiff filing a formal Complaint with the appropriate court.

Our Services

Advisory Services

assists public companies in preparing for, reviewing and defending against unsolicited takeover attempts.


Class Action

Many lawyers, both the plaintiffs' counsel who receive a recovery only if the class prevails...


Capital Market

We have a wide international understanding of the basic legal requirements in multinational trading.



We help create business entities, such as corporations, partnerships and joint ventures.



We assist clients in a wide range of industries with trials, arbitrations, mediations ...


Market Compliance

We provide both public and private sector employers with practical and strategic advice.


Real Estate

We take a proactive approach to developing and implementing solutions to your distinct challenges to help you manage your real estate assets.



Our attorneys excel at defending against securities class action suits, shareholder derivative claims, mutual fund litigation, and merger and acquisition litigation.