Isabel Dai’s practice focuses on advising financial institutions, FinTech companies and cryptocurrency companies on a variety of regulatory, compliance, enforcement and licensing matters. She routinely counsels clients on money transmission with regard to federal and state compliance, including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money-laundering (AML) laws, licensing obligations and consumer compliance. Ms. Dai also assists clients with designing and enhancing products, policies and processes for compliance with the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA). 

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Dai was an associate at another law firm and a financial services risk and regulatory advisory manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. While in law school, Ms. Dai was an honors legal intern at the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  • Education

    • JD, Fordham University School of Law, 2016

      cum laude, Dean’s List Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholar, Fordham Law Merit Scholarship, Archibald Murray Public Service Award
    • BA, Economics and Math, Wellesley College, 2012

  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Languages

    • Chinese (Mandarin)

    • Cantonese