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Jaclyn joined Reed Smith in 2012 and provides firmwide support to the Financial Services Regulatory Group within the Business & Finance Department.  She advises and represents financial services and FinTech companies with respect to federal and state regulations, regulatory compliance, licensing and transactional matters.  Her current work involves securing and maintaining licenses on behalf of clients in all U.S. states and territories and across multiple financial industry sectors, including money services, consumer finance and retail.  She advises clients with digital content sales and other new and emerging business models including platform service providers on money transmission and other various financial regulations.  Jaclyn’s regulatory compliance practice includes researching and interpreting applicable laws, regulations, and regulatory opinions and guidelines governing the financial industry. She also assists clients with investigations pertaining to insider trading, fraud, and suspicious activities.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2004, J.D., Intellectual Property, Recipient of Community Service Award
  • University of Pittsburgh, 2000, B.S., Biological Sciences, concentration in Chemistry

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania