Mr. Clanton previously served as general counsel for BBVA USA, as the chief legal officer for BBVA’s domestic operations, as chief executive officer for BBVA USA, and as senior deputy general counsel for PNC Bank. With more than 22 years serving as the leading legal officer for major U.S. banks, Mr. Clanton has vast experience providing strategic legal advice related to regulatory compliance issues, corporate governance matters and high-risk complex and class action litigation.
“Shane’s leadership of a legal team for a major financial services company gives him unique insight into the challenges facing our clients in this industry,” said Bradley Birmingham Office Managing Partner Dawn Helms Sharff. “We are pleased to welcome him to the firm and look forward to his valuable insight and perspective that will greatly benefit our clients.”
A graduate of the Emory University School of Law, Mr. Clanton earned his bachelor’s degree from Milligan College. He is an active member of the Alabama State Bar and the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Clanton previously served on the Board of Directors of the Consumer Bankers Association and on the Board of Trustees for the Institute of International Bankers, as well as on the Boards of Directors of BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc., BBVA USA, and multiple fintech companies.