Justin Long, corporate and regulatory banking lawyer, has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s Austin office as a partner.

He comes to the firm from Bracewell, where he served as head of the firm’s financial institutions practice.

Long focuses his practice on corporate finance, state and federal bank regulatory matters and mergers and acquisitions. He advises financial institutions and corporations on public and private securities offerings, securities law compliance and reporting obligations, asset sales and acquisitions and other corporate reorganisations.

Linda Addison, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US managing partner, said: ‘Justin has significant experience advising financial institution clients in transactions and regulatory matters. His knowledge and insight will benefit our clients and enhance our financial institutions group.’

Long, who also focuses on internal investigations, corporate governance and general corporate matters, said: ‘I am excited to join Norton Rose Fulbright, which operates in leading financial centres around the world. I am eager to work with my new colleagues both locally and globally to assist our financial institution clients.’