Mitchell Rabinowitz > Latham & Watkins LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
WASHINGTON DC 20004-1304
United States


Mitchell L. Rabinowitz provides comprehensive transactional counsel to key players in the fintech industry, including many of the world’s leading investment banks, infrastructure providers, startups, and newly created consortium entities.

Mr. Rabinowitz helps clients launch, build, jointly create, invest in, and acquire and sell businesses built at the intersection of financial services and technology. In particular, he offers sophisticated insights into the market structures and evolving regulatory environment impacting the fintech space, as well as firsthand experience working with prominent industry participants. Mr. Rabinowitz also draws on his in-depth, sector-specific technical knowledge, having worked extensively on the creation of electronic trading platforms, alternative trading systems, exchanges, clearinghouses, and data repositories. Mr. Rabinowitz advises on a range of US and international fintech matters.


Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Fintech

Latham & Watkins LLP is praised for its ‘incredibly deep bench of financial regulatory expertise that positions it at the top of the market for fintech legal counsel‘. The firm represents clients from across the industry, including major financial institutions, established technology companies and startups, investment funds, and industry trade organizations. The diverse clientbase is matched by its wide-ranging advice, including capital markets, broker-dealer arrangements, financial regulatory, data protection, M&A and technology joint ventures. The firm also has a significant presence in the cryptocurrency space, as demonstrated by its role on the Coinbase IPO, and advice to clients including Celsius Networks and Cipher Mining Technologies. The firm’s global reach is also noted, ‘with London and Hong Kong being highlights of their international fintech practice‘. Key partners include global co-chair Todd Beauchamp, and, also in Washington, DC, Mitchell Rabinowitz and Jenny Cieplak. New York partners Yvette Valdez and Stephen Wink, and Silicon Valley-based global technology chair Benjamin Potter are ‘stand outs‘ who are ‘willing to work to yes, rather than stopping at no‘.