Mr Mike Whalen > Goodwin > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Goodwin
901 NEW YORK AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20001
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States

Position

Partner

Career

Mike Whalen, a partner in Goodwin’s Financial Industry group, has a full-service practice counselling on the regulatory and transactional aspects of consumer and small business financial products and services. He advises both incumbents and emerging companies.

Education

J.D., 1999 The George Washington University Law School (high honors) B.A., 1987 Syracuse University (magna cum laude)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Fintech

Goodwin has one of the leading technology practices in the market, and this expertise extends to the fintech market where it represents a wide range of start-ups and established providers. These include leading companies in the payments, wealth management, alternative lending, insurtech, and digital currencies and blockchain space. In addition to corporate finance and high-end transactional matters, the firm provides strong support on partnership agreements with banks and financial services companies, as well as contentious and non-contentious regulatory, privacy and cybersecurity advice. Fintech co-chairs Mitzi Chang and Scott Joachim, who respectively lead the team out of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, are both highly active on the corporate transactional side, representing investment funds and public and emerging companies. Key partners in the financial services regulatory practice, which is praised for its ‘amazing bench and great practitioners with years of experience in government service and advising clients‘ include Mike Whalen in Washington DC and the ‘fantastic expertKimberly Monty Holzel in Boston.