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Tripp, Annette L.
Annette L. Tripp
P: +1.713.221.1188
F: +1.800.404.3970

Annette Tripp’s practice focuses on financial institution matters. Her experience includes bank and financial services, regulatory law, and mergers and acquisitions, including public and private transactions for banks, thrifts and other financial institutions.

She advises and represents clients on conflict-of-interest matters, affiliate and insider transactions, corporate governance, proxy contests, change-in-control procedures, policy review, executive compensation, stock repurchase programs, corporate applications, privacy and data protections, capital raises, and general regulatory compliance issues. Annette also has experience in the transfer of trust assets to affiliated and nonaffiliated financial institutions and advice relating to common trust funds.

Representative Matters

Represented a major banking association in a large Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) acquisition of $12 billion of assets and assumption of $11.5 billion of deposits.

Advised clients in connection with the Small Business Lending Fund program.

Advised clients during challenging economic times, including bank Troubled Asset Relief Program Capital Purchase Program (TARP/CPP) applications, failure bids, capital raises, subordinate debt issuances, and insurance coverage of accounts and products.

Represented a regional financial holding company with multi-state financial institution and financial service company acquisitions.

Represented a major banking association in a large multi-bank FDIC purchase and assumption transaction and advised a client in administering complex transactional provisions.

Represented small and large financial institutions in bank and thrift mergers and acquisitions, reverse stock splits, change-in-control procedures, corporate applications and general regulatory compliance matters.

Advised a shareholder in a director election proxy contest for a community bank.

Advised financial institutions in regulatory issues relating to new product development.

Represented a financial institution in connection with a corporate account takeover.

Represented state and national financial institutions in transfers of trust assets to affiliated and nonaffiliated financial institutions.

Represented financial institutions in connection with common trust funds regulatory compliance.


J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 1985
B.A., Rice University, 1981

Bar Admissions



State Bar of Texas
State Bar Foundation
Houston Bar Association
Houston Bar Foundation
College of the State Bar of Texas
Texas Association of Bank Counsel
Financial Women in Texas
Women's Financial Exchange
International Association of Privacy Professionals


BTI Consulting Group, Client Service MVP and Client Service All-Star Team, 2008-2009