Seward & Kissel Promotes Casey Jennings to Counsel

July 29, 2022

Seward & Kissel LLP is pleased to announce that Casey Jennings has been promoted to counsel, effective July 1.

“We are thrilled to announce this well-deserved promotion. Casey provides our financial services clients a wealth of sophisticated knowledge and experience that he’s developed during his time at the firm and through his experience in government,” said Seward & Kissel partner Kalyan “Kal” Das, head of the firm’s Global Bank and Institutional Finance & Restructuring group.

Casey is a key member of the firm’s industry-leading deposit products practice. He regularly provides legal and regulatory guidance to clients with respect to: data privacy and cybersecurity, lending services, state and federal licensing and registration, and anti-money laundering. He also advises on regulatory issues affecting crypto assets and is an active contributor to the firm’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain blog, SKrypto. Casey regularly co-authors the United States chapter of Lexology’s Getting the Deal Through: Fintech.

“Casey never fails to provide superior legal counsel to our clients, and we are excited to see what the future holds for him in this new role,” added Paul Clark, senior counsel in the firm’s Financial Services Regulatory Group.

Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Casey served as counsel to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau where he developed and implemented a financial regulatory policy with a focus on unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP), electronic fund transfers, truth in lending, qualified mortgages, fair credit reporting, and data privacy and security. Casey also regularly guest lectures at Berkeley Law on a variety of topics including data privacy, cybersecurity and consumer finance protection laws.

Casey was a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Turk, Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Virginia. Casey holds a B.A. from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a J.D. from University of North Carolina School of Law.