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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a full-service law firm of 550 lawyers in 8 offices across the United States, including New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. Our integrated team of financial services, technology, privacy, and corporate lawyers takes a collaborative approach to helping financial institutions, emerging FinTechs, investors, payment processors, and other companies launch innovative products or invest in new solutions. Learn more about how we can help at www.paymentlawadvisor.com.
John V. Levonick is a mortgage banking and financial services attorney who focuses on regulatory compliance and emerging technology. With nearly 20 years of legal experience, John works with primary and secondary market financial services firms, technology and service providers, and federal and state regulatory authorities to define, translate, and build business infrastructure around regulatory obligations.
John worked for more than 17 years as in-house counsel at technology, consulting, auditing, and mortgage lending firms, in roles that included general counsel, chief compliance officer, and senior regulatory counsel. With a background in cloud computing and IT governance, John guides mortgage banking and other financial services firms effectively through the ongoing evolution of IT infrastructure regulation as the federal and state governments implement emerging cybersecurity and privacy laws.