Daniel S. Cohen

Associate

1601 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-1600
United States of America
Daniel Cohen is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office, where he is a member of the consumer financial services, depository institutions, financial institutions and services litigation, fintech, and payment systems practice groups. He focuses his practice on regulatory compliance for banks, trust companies, money services providers, digital asset trading platforms and digital wallet providers. He has extensive experience counseling clients with respect to federal banking laws and regulations, federal and state money transmitter statutes and regulations, and SEC guidance regarding digital assets. Additionally, he helps represent financial institutions in class action litigation, advises investment companies on federal financial services policy, and represents policyholders in coverage disputes with insurers.

He also is involved in various pro bono matters at K&L Gates, including the representation of a client for special immigrant juvenile status, and developing a charitable prepaid card program.

Mr. Cohen writes extensively on the digital assets and blockchain applications, both in the financial and energy industries, as well as financial services policy. His writings are often published on JD Supra. He also has been published in several legal journals, including the Virginia Law Review, the Dickinson Law Review, the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, the Energy Law Journal, the Banking Law Journal, and the Investment Lawyer.

Education

  • B.A., Rice University (2014)
    (cum laude, Rhodes Scholar Finalist, 2014)
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (2017)
    (Virginia Law Review, Editorial Board, Hardy Cross Dillard Scholarship, Raven Society)

Admissions

Bar of District of Columbia, Bar of Virginia
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