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Jones Day welcomes Nathan Brownback to Financial Markets Practice in Washington

Nathan S. Brownback has joined the Firm as of counsel in the Firm's Financial Markets Practice, based in the Washington Office.

Mr. Brownback has nearly a decade of experience as a lawyer in private practice, advising clients in the financial services industry on compliance and regulatory matters. He has counseled banks, investment advisers, broker-dealers, and fintech companies on regulatory issues including licensing and charter decisions, and compliance with laws such as the Volcker Rule, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Bank Holding Company Act, and Regulation Y, and requirements of the CFTC and NFA under federal derivatives laws. Prior to starting his legal career, Mr. Brownback was a research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and a research assistant at Keybridge Research in Washington, D.C.

"Nathan has an exceptional combination of business and legal experience, which provides him with an important perspective on how financial institutions operate and how they are regulated," said Jayant (Jay) Tambe, who leads Jones Day's Financial Markets Practice. "Our clients will benefit from his industry insights and regulatory knowledge. We are pleased to welcome him to Jones Day and to our practice."

At Jones Day, Mr. Brownback joins a global team of approximately 320 lawyers in the Financial Markets Practice who advise the Firm's clients on financial transactions, regulatory matters, investigations, and litigation. He will work closely with his colleagues to provide counsel to Jones Day clients on the regulation of banking and fintech services, commercial lending, bank holding companies, bank affiliate transactions, and merchant banking.

"Nathan has cultivated an excellent reputation as a private practice attorney here in D.C. as an attorney at three well-respected law firms," said Noel Francisco, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Washington Office. "He is a strong addition to our deep bench of experienced lawyers in the Financial Markets Practice and I look forward to his contributions to the Firm."

Mr. Brownback earned his law degree from Columbia Law School in New York and his undergraduate degree in economics from American University in Washington, D.C. He served as a law clerk for Judge Richard T. Morrison on the U.S. Tax Court.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.