François Henriquez is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Financial Services Industry Practice Group, practicing primarily in the group’s Credit Union Law Section. He joined the firm in October 2012. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Henriquez served as the President and CEO of U.S. Central Federal Credit Union, where he operated the institution in conservatorship on behalf of the federal government. He was U.S. Central’s senior vice president and general counsel from December 1993 until he became its CEO. From 1982 until 1993, Mr. Henriquez was engaged in private legal practice in law firms in New York City and Kansas City. A graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School, Mr. Henriquez has also taught financial institutions law as an adjunct professor at the University of Kansas Law School. Mr. Henriquez represents financial institution and corporate clients in a broad array of matters and transactions, including financial institution regulation and supervision, mergers and acquisitions, corporate organizations and reorganizations, capital structures, commercial and consumer lending, credit union service organizations, vendor management and vendor contracts, corporate governance, corporate strategy, and other corporate and legal issues.