Sara Lenet > Hogan Lovells US LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells US LLP
United States

Work Department

Corporate Transactional - Washington




Increasing and evolving regulation has led to a more pressing need for thoughtful legal counsel when navigating the banking and financial services industries. Clients trust Sara Lenet to provide practical and strategic advice with respect to complex regulatory issues faced by banking entities and non-bank financial services companies.

Each business has its own objectives when navigating the web of financial regulation, and Sara has the skills to develop practical strategies and solutions to help each achieve its goals. She has spent her entire legal career advising banks and bank holding companies of all sizes, as well as other financial institutions and non-bank financial services companies, on a wide variety of financial regulatory matters including permissible activities and investments, mergers and other corporate transactions, new product development, bank-Fintech partnerships, and regulatory matters related to Payments and money transmission.

Sara also represents clients in dealings with their U.S. federal and state regulators, including the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the New York Department of Financial Services, and several other state bank regulatory agencies.

Sara is passionate about giving back and pro bono service, with a focus on working with organizations that provide assistance to children and their families and advocacy against gun violence in schools.


J.D., William & Mary Law School, 2007

A.B., Cornell University, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Financial services regulation

Hogan Lovells US LLP handles a variety of bank regulatory issues, with a particular focus on the regulatory aspects of commercial and corporate deals. The team also aids clients in complying with anti-money laundering laws. Richard Schaberg leads the team and has deep experience in the financial services sector. Counsel Sara Lenet is another name to note with experience acting for fintech clients. All lawyers mentioned are in Washington DC.