Practice Areas  
• Capital Markets and Corporate Finance
Debt and equity offerings
Mutual-to-stock conversions
Mutual holding company reorganizations and stock offerings
• General Corporate and Securities Law
• Mergers and Acquisitions
Banking and Financial Services
• BA, Northwestern University
• JD, University of Michigan Law School
Admitted to Practice  
• Illinois
• District of Columbia













  Kip A. Weissman


Luse Gorman, PC
5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 780
Washington, D.C. 20015

Phone: 202.274.2029
Fax: 202.362.2902


Kip Weissman has been representing financial institutions and their holding companies for more than 25 years. Mr. Weissman specializes in mutual holding companies, mutual-to-stock conversions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and securities law, and executive compensation. He also advises clients on corporate restructurings, including Subchapter S and going private transactions, contests for corporate control and SEC and bank regulatory compliance issues.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Weissman was a Senior Attorney with the Corporation Finance and Enforcement Divisions of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Representative Transactions:

  • Represented LaPorte Savings Bank, LaPorte, Indiana, on a combination mutual holding company formation, $18.8 million initial public offering and $19.6 million cash and stock acquisition of a public company.

  • Represented Cullman Savings Bank, Cullman, Alabama, on a mutual holding company formation and $10.8 million public common stock offering.

  • Represented Pioneer Bank, Roswell, New Mexico, on an innovative combination Subchapter S qualification transaction and $9.5 million rights offering and private placement.

  • Represented West Bend Savings Bank and its private mutual holding company, WBSB Bancorp, Inc. in their acquisition of Continental Savings Bank, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

  • Represented Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. as underwriter’s counsel in a $236.0 million initial public offering by a Pennsylvania mutual holding company.




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