Stinson Leonard Street Dodd Frank


The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »



There’s a whole lot to know about the Dodd-Frank Act, and we’re combing through thousands of pages of legislation, SEC filings, rules, statements by public officials and congressional testimony to determine what’s most important to you.

Our ever-growing number of posts helps you make sense of this wide-ranging, high-impact legislation. To make it easier to find what’s important to you, we’ve organized the posts into 12 different topical categories.

Our Bloggers

All our bloggers are attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street. They work in a variety of practice areas, ranging from banking and securities to litigation and executive compensation.

Learn more about our bloggers here.

Recognition for

Since its launch in August 2010, has been recognized as an important contributor to the conversation about financial reform.

  • The Minnesota State Bar Association Practice Blawg named one of the Top 25 Practice Blawgs for 2010.
  • At the Legal Marketing Association’s 2011 Your Honor Awards, won first place in the national Online Interactive Marketing category.
  • named one of the 40 Best Corporate Law Blogs.
  • Lexology regularly republishes articles, often generating readership nearing 400.
  • Steve Quinlivan, the driving force behind, has been interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer,, RXcompliance, NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report and Compliance Week.
  • is on the blog role at
  • readers reside in 123 countries/territories.

If you’re a member of the press and you’d like to interview Steve Quinlivan or another of the bloggers, contact Jason Wibben at 612.335.7222 or