Caryn F. Price


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Caryn Price is a member of the Firm’s Corporate & Securities Service Team.  She concentrates her practice in the areas of banking, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and securities law.

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  • Extensive experience in closing New Markets Tax Credit transactions, representing community development entities/allocatees, investors and leveraged lenders.
  • Strategic planning and acquisition/sale transactions, including transactions in regulated industries.
  • SEC reporting and compliance with securities law and stock exchange listing requirements.
  • Corporate governance and executive compensation.
  • Investor and public communications and disclosures.
  • Bank regulatory compliance.
  • Capital raising transactions, including stock offerings and the issuance of trust preferred securities.
  • Venture capital transactions, including initial and subsequent equity rounds.


  • Representation of a financial institution allocatee of New Markets Tax Credits in connection with several projects utilizing New Markets Tax Credits including the construction/ expansion of the facilities of a non-profit organization providing services to medically fragile and/or abused children and the construction/renovation of mixed use properties.
  • Representation of several regional financial institutions serving as investor and/or lender in connection with leveraged loan New Markets Tax Credit transactions, including the construction of a ballpark stadium and mixed use facility, the refinancing and renovation of a medical office building, and the creation of small business and revolving loan funds.
  • Representation of a community bank holding company in its successful defense of a hostile tender offer for its common stock.
  • Representation of a specialty coal producer in Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee in connection with its organizational structure, governance, raising debt and equity capital.
  • Representation of a web-based publishing company in connection with its organization, private placement of units and commercial bank loans.
  • Representation of an energy consulting firm in connection with its recapitalization .
  • Representation of a medical device manufacturing company in connection with early stage debt and equity financings by venture capital firms, corporate governance issues and a recapitalization.
  • Representation of a community bank holding company in connection with its underwritten public stock offering and its acquisition of another banking institution.
  • Representation of a diversified conglomerate in connection with its acquisition of a large fence distributor.


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1983
  • B.A., Transylvania University, 1980




  • Highest Professional Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Banking & Finance Law, 2006-2021 and Financial Services Regulation Law, 2006-2017


  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association


Lectured on banking, corporate and securities law topics