October 1, 2014
Hunton & Williams LLP served as legal counsel to First Farmers Financial Corporation in its acquisition of three community banks in Illinois: Community Bank, Hoopeston, United Community Bank, Oakwood, and First National Bank of Chrisman, Chrisman. First Farmers Bank & Trust is a holding company of First Farmers Bank & Trust, a regional leader in agricultural and community banking in the Midwest. At the time of the merger, First Farmers had $1.2 billion in assets and operated 27 community bank branches in Indiana and Illinois.
Peter Weinstock, Heather Archer Eastep, Beth Alexander Whitaker, and Jesse M. Kobernick comprised the Hunton & Williams legal team representing First Farmers.