Leel Sinai

Associate, New York



Leel Sinai is an associate in White & Case's global Financial Services Regulatory and Fintech practices, based in the New York office.

Leel has diverse experience working in-house and as a regulatory consultant. His practice focuses on bank and financial services regulation and fintech, including innovation in cryptocurrency and payments.

Advising some of the largest financial institutions and fintech companies, Leel provides deep regulatory expertise in connection with US federal and state bank regulatory frameworks, the application and licensing processes for regulated transactions or product offerings, as well as transaction diligence and execution for significant acquisitions and offerings. He routinely counsels clients on the strategic design and implementation of enhanced regulatory compliance and risk management programs (including those arising from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, especially the Volcker Rule).

Additionally, Leel has experience with conducting internal investigations and leading remedial initiatives in response to regulatory examination results.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
New Jersey State Bar
Juris Doctor
Hofstra University
Business Administration
Hofstra University
Master of Arts
Middle East Studies
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Bachelor of Arts
University of Buffalo