Jalal "Jay" Shehadeh, Esq.

General Counsel

Mr. Shehadeh oversees all legal, litigation and corporate matters for the Bank, including loan closings, and coordinates the affairs of the Board of Directors. He is also a partner at the Coral Gables law firm Shehadeh Giannamore, PLLC.

Mr. Shehadeh previously served as an Assistant State Attorney in the 10th Judicial Circuit from 2009 to 2011.

He was named among the Top 20 Professionals Under 40 by Brickell Magazine, is a Florida Bar Leadership Academy graduate, and was named the Daily Business Review’s Legal Department of the Year – Rising Star.

Mr. Shehadeh earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University and a Juris Doctorate and Juris Master’s Degree in Banking Regulation from Florida International University.