Eric Love represents financial institutions and multinational corporations in a wide variety of complex regulatory, compliance, enforcement, and litigation matters. He counsels clients on U.S. securities and commodities law compliance, with particular emphasis on broker-dealers, investment advisers, and private investment funds (such as hedge, private equity, venture capital, and real estate funds).
Recognized by Law360 as a "Rising Star" in Fintech in 2019, Eric also focuses his practice on the dynamic and evolving areas of blockchain, digital currencies, and emerging payments, including the legal and regulatory issues facing money services businesses, payment systems, and electronic payments companies. He represents clients in connection with regulatory examinations and enforcement actions and advises financial institutions on litigation regarding securities, derivatives, and other financial products.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Eric was an associate at an international law firm in Washington, D.C. Before practicing law, he served as a special assistant at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and worked for the U.S. House of Representatives for six years in a number of positions, including as a senior legislative assistant for financial services.
Eric is active with pro bono matters and is currently representing clients in asylum proceedings. He also serves on the associate recruiting and diversity committees in the Firm's New York Office. Eric is a member of the New York State Bar Association's Private Investment Funds Subcommittee. He serves on the board of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association.
- Novemer 8, 2019
FinCEN and State Money Transmitter Regulations for Virtual Currencies, Lawline Banking & Finance Law Webcast
- May 15, 2019
All Things Blockchain, NYC Blockchain Center
- May 10, 2019
Payments and currencies 2025, Blockchain Economic Forum 2019
- American University (J.D. 2016); Johnson C. Smith University (B.A. in English magna cum laude 2008)
- New York and District of Columbia
- Special Assistant, Office of Legislative Affairs (International Affairs), U.S. Department of the Treasury (2014-2015); served with the U.S. House of Representatives (2008-2014) in the following positions: Senior Legislative Assistant, Legislative Assistant, and District Liaison
Law360 "Rising Star" in Fintech (2019)
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder (2019)