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Financial Services DWT.COM


COMMIT TED TO THE INDUSTRY


FINANCIAL SERVICES BY THE NUMBERS

55

+ Attorneys

20 with government experience 25+ with financial services in-house experience

Our Clients Include 8 of the 10 largest banks in the U.S.

10 fintech unicorns

22 of the 100 largest Registered Investment Advisors

Chambers USA Ranking One of the top firms nationwide in Financial Services Regulation: Broker Dealer (Compliance & Enforcement) One of the top firms nationwide in Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance) One of the top firms in fintech One of the top firms nationwide in Derivatives U.S. News/Best Lawyers Ranking 2021 and 2022 “Law Firm of the Year” in Securities Regulation Legal 500 One of the top firms for Financial Services Regulation DEI Awards Recipient of Citi’s 2022 Law Firm Diversity Champion Award Recognized by Discover Financial Services and U.S. Bank for efforts to advance the individual development and long-term success of each of our diverse lawyers


SERVICE PHILOSOPHY


Value, Service, Innovation — You Deliver It and So Do We. The financial services industry is undergoing unprecedented transformation. New products. New market dynamics. New risk. Helping clients thrive in this changing ecosystem is at the core of the full-service Financial Services team at Davis Wright Tremaine. Our clients are leaders and innovators. They rely on us for expert legal counsel, economic value, and exceptional service tailored to their individual needs. By putting our deep industry experience and strategic insight to work, we are enabling clients to take advantage of today’s extraordinary opportunities. Our expertise includes:

C O N S U M E R A N D B A N K R EG U L ATO RY We provide banks and financial services firms with practical, businessfocused recommendations that help them manage their regulatory, compliance, and supervisory risks. Learn More | Consumer >

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C O M M O D ITI E S A N D D E R I VATI V E S We advise clients across the industry on the full spectrum of legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with structuring, implementing, offering, and trading commodities and derivatives. Learn More >

T R A N SAC TI O N S Through the volume, variety, size, sophistication, and strategic nature of our work, we’ve gained experience that enables us to assist clients with their most material and challenging deals. Learn More > C O N T I N U E D O N N E X T PA G E


YO U H AV E TO A D D VA LU E


S EC U R ITI E S R EG U L ATO RY On behalf of exchanges, markets, trading firms, private funds, clearing firms, clearing agencies, and related entities, we provide guidance on navigating the changes that globalization, technology, competition, and regulation have brought to the entire market structure. Learn More >

E N FO RC E M E N T, I N V E S TI GATI O N S, A N D LITI GATI O N We guide clients through regulatory scrutiny, difficult investigations, and complex litigation while minimizing cost, disruption, and reputational impact. Learn More >

FI N T EC H Our cross-functional team helps balance speed-to-market with compliance requirements and infrastructure. Learn More >

D I G ITA L AS S E T S A N D B LO C KC H A I N We counsel clients on the many facets of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, NFTs, and the blockchain technology that powers them. Learn More >

M O R TGAG E A N D H O M E LE N D I N G We advise clients on all aspects of mortgage lending and servicing-related enforcement, supervision, regulatory counseling, and complex litigation. Learn More >


THE BUSINESS LEVEL AND THE HUMAN LEVEL



THE LONG TERM VIEW ON A CLIENT


RESOURCES

Staying up to date is essential in an industry undergoing transformative change. We maintain a number of resources to keep you apprised of developments that impact your business.

Financial Services Law Advisor

Privacy and Security Law Blog

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C LI E NT PA R TN E R S H I P


F U L L- S E R V I C E P L AT F O R M

We have nationally recognized teams that support our financial services clients on a wide spectrum of legal issues critical to their business, including: Corporate, Business Transactions, and Tax Complex Commercial Litigation Employment Services Financial Services Litigation Intellectual Property/Brand Protection Privacy and Security Real Estate Technology


DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE



C O N TA C T U S

Elizabeth Lan Davis PARTNER | CO-CHAIR FINANCIAL SERVICES PRACTICE T 202.220.1933 E elizabethdavis@dwt.com

Bradford Hardin PARTNER | CO-CHAIR FINANCIAL SERVICES PRACTICE T 202.973.4238 E bradfordhardin@dwt.com


A B O U T D AV I S W R I G H T T R E M A I N E

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP serves clients from 11 offices around the country. Combining deep regulatory and technology expertise, we advise on matters ranging from strategic transactions to high-stakes disputes to core operational issues. We provide excellent legal work, but our main focus is on helping you achieve your strategic goals by providing the highest level of client service, however you define it. We are recognized as a national leader in our commitment to DEI and pro bono. Recent honors include being named an Inclusion Champion by Diversity Lab, a Social Impact Leader by Law360, and “Mid-Size Company of the Year” at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 DEI Awards. We received Mansfield Certification Plus each of the past two years, recognizing our demonstrated commitment to elevating lawyers from under-represented minorities into positions of leadership.

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