Managing Director, General Counsel
Michael Delune currently serves as General Counsel of Manufacturers Bank, an SMBC Group company. As primary legal advisor to the bank and a member of its executive leadership team, Michael drives the bank’s legal strategy and advises the bank’s management and its board of directors on a variety of legal risks in addition to acting as the bank’s corporate secretary, overseeing regulatory interactions, and previously serving as the bank’s Chief Risk Officer. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Michael frequently leverages his comprehensive expertise in corporate transactions, governance, risk management, and regulatory compliance to enhance business success.
Michael also regularly teaches courses to graduate and post-graduate students on the law of banking. Prior to joining Manufacturers Bank, Michael was an attorney at Aldrich & Bonnefin P.L.C. in the firm’s Corporate Group, representing a large number of financial institutions and specializing in corporate governance, regulatory compliance and commercial lending. Michael also spent time working at Boeing, in its financial services division.