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Clifford Chance
WASHINGTON DC 20006-1001
United States

Work Department

Financial Regulation, Regulatory Enforcement & White Collar, Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Risk Management


Steven Gatti specializes in regulatory enforcement proceedings before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other securities regulators, and in other regulatory matters within the financial services sector, including internal investigations.

Steve advises multi-national broker-dealers, asset managers, and other financial services companies with respect to financial markets and trading regulation, compliance, the development of new products, and financial institution mergers and acquisitions.


The George Washington University Law School (JD) 1995, College of William and Mary (B.A., History), 1990

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Fintech

Clifford Chance has an experienced multi-disciplinary practice that combines the firm’s global financial services capabilities with an experienced technology group. Clients range from major global financial institutions and industry bodies through to start-up fintech companies, who benefit from the team’s transactional, regulatory and contentious support. In addition to traditional banking, insurance and payments products, the team has grown its focus on blockchain and cryptocurrency-related mandates. Assisting VanEck Associates Corporation on the development and launch of two exchange-traded cryptocurrency trusts demonstrates the firm’s melding of the traditional and the new. The fintech team is led by the Washington DC-based regulatory partner Steven Gatti who assists with enforcement and non-contentious matters. Other key lawyers include regulatory partner Megan Gordon (Washington DC) and New York’s David Felsenthal, a structured finance partner with a good track record for structuring blockchain and token sales.