14 September 2021

Jones Day strengthens Financial Markets department in New York: Dorothy Giobbe


Jones Day announced that Dorothy Giobbe has joined the Firm's Financial Markets Practice as of counsel in its New York Office


Ms. Giobbe joins after serving as Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel in the Emerging Technology Practice Group of a global financial services company, based in New York. For the past 11 years, she led legal support for global FinTech and emerging technology business initiatives, led the company’s legal engagement with state Attorneys General in alignment with consumer and community banking business priorities, directed all aspects of complex litigation and risk mitigation strategies, and managed internal investigations and responses to federal and state regulatory inquiries.

At Jones Day, Ms. Giobbe joins a team of nearly 320 lawyers who advise on the full range of complex cross-border financial transactions, regulatory matters, investigations and litigation. She will represent a diverse client base of global financial institutions, issuers, borrowers, funds, asset managers and FinTech companies.

“Dorothy is an experienced financial services and FinTech legal advisor who has the unique perspective of having served as an in-house counsel at one of the world’s most prestigious banks for more than a decade,” said Jayant (Jay) Tambe, who co-leads Jones Day's Financial Markets Practice. “She is a tremendous addition to our practice group and will be a valuable counselor to our clients worldwide. I look forward to her contributions at Jones Day and I’m pleased to welcome her to the Firm.”

Ms. Giobbe also worked as a litigation associate in the New York office of a global law firm, where she was involved with a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, and later seconded to the in-house legal department of a major consumer healthcare products and pharmaceutical company, at the client’s request.

“Dorothy has cultivated a 22-year track record of working in New York City as a trusted advisor on complex litigation, strategic transactions and regulatory policy issues involving financial services and emerging technologies,” said Lee DeJulius, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's New York Office. “Our Financial Markets Practice is a cornerstone of the New York Office and bringing in a lawyer of Dorothy’s caliber is an important sign that we continue to attract the premier legal talent in this area of practice. I’m delighted that she has chosen to join our team.”

Ms. Giobbe earned her law degree from Brooklyn Law School and her undergraduate degree from Boston University.

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.

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