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Stanley V. Ragalevsky

Fax +1.617.261.3175
Mr. Ragalevsky deals with the business and regulatory issues of financial institutions – capital adequacy, safety and soundness, corporate governance, holding companies, third party outsourcing and collaborations, mergers, executive employment and compensation, comprehensive management system, loan and investment issues, examination problems, bank policies, risk management issues, succession planning, financial institution insolvencies and regulatory enforcement orders. He has extensive experience in lending powers issues, loan participations, problem loans and loan workouts.

Mr. Ragalevsky has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© and Chambers USA in the specialty of Banking Law.


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015
  • Listed in Chambers USA

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bankers Association
  • Town of Topsfield (various town boards and commissions)

Speaking Engagements

Frequent contributor on financial institution issues to banks and credit unions including the Independent Community Bankers of America, Massachusetts Bankers Association, California Bankers Association,, America’s Community Bankers, and other groups on director education, executive compensation, corporate governance, internal controls, mutual thrift institutions, succession planning, mergers, insider lending, charter alternatives, holding companies, loan participations, troubled real estate, lending and compliance.

Additional Information

Mr. Ragalevsky has also written over one dozen monographs, including ABA Bank Directors' Guide to Management Succession Planning, Massachusetts Bank Lending Powers Handbook, Third Party Outsourcing, Insider Lending and Proper Corporate Minutes, co-authored Asset Planning and Protection Strategies, and contributed fifteen articles to trade journals, including The Banking Law Journal, Banker & Tradesman, The National Law Journal, Community Banker and Massachusetts Banker.  He also comments upon banking issues for a number of banking and business publications.
  • "IMLA Compliance Steps for Community Banks," Maine Association of Community Banks, December 2001