Ayana Dow advises broker-dealers, financial institutions and other global and domestic financial entities on a broad range of regulatory and enforcement matters. Ms. Dow also regularly counsels companies on compliance issues relating to Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, and other self-regulatory organization rules and regulations.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Dow was an associate in the financial services group at another international law firm in Washington DC. She was previously a policy fellow in the Office of Congressman James Clyburn. During law school, Ms. Dow was an intern for a global consulting firm and a law clerk for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Division of Market Oversight. 

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  • Education

    • JD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2020

      David M. Becker Scholar in Law
    • BS, Political Science, Towson University, 2015

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Ohio



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