SNL Financial Ranks Frost Brown Todd LLC Number 7 on 2007 Bank and Thrift Legal Adviser Rankings

March 6, 2008

According to SNL Financial’s Bank and Thrift Legal Adviser rankings, Frost Brown Todd LLC has been ranked seventh in the nation by number of bank and thrift deals. The firm has continued to progress considerably from the previous year’s national ranking as number twenty-one.

Frost Brown Todd’s banking team has decades of experience serving national and regional financial institutions to local community banks. The firm is uniquely positioned to provide litigation and dispute resolution services to meet the demands of today's financial industry.

SNL Financial is a leading publisher in the banking industry with over 20 years of experience. According to their website, SNL Financial is the premier multisector-focused information and research firm in the financial information marketplace. SNL Financial collects, standardizes and disseminates all relevant corporate, financial, market and M&A data—plus news and analysis for the industries [they] cover: banking, specialized financial services, insurance, real estate, energy and media/communications.

Their Bank and Thrift Legal Adviser rankings can be found in their collective, annual Mergers & Acquisitions Rankings report.

Frost Brown Todd LLC is a regional law firm with nine offices in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia, the largest law firm between Chicago and Atlanta. Consistently ranked in The National Law Journal’s NLJ 250, FBT is the first regional firm to make the American Lawyer’s Am Law 200 list of highest grossing firms. FBT has been named “Top Dog” by the Lane Report, “Top Ten Patent Litigation Firm” by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, and Top Corporate Firm by Corporate Board Member Magazine. The Firm has received recognition from clients such as UPS’s Core Counsel of the Year Award, Service Net’s Service Award, AK Steel’s nomination as an AmLaw/Corporate Counsel “Go to Law Firm” and Texas Roadhouse’s Vendor of the Year Award. Eighty one lawyers are listed in the 2007 edition of Best Lawyers in America across 22 practice areas. Fifty one lawyers are listed in Chambers USA --America’s Leading Lawyers for Business across 12 practice areas and 70 are designated as Super Lawyers.