MoForever Alumni News Fall 2021

11 | MoForever Fall 2021 UNITED STATES Maria Earley joined the firm as a partner in the Financial Services and FinTech Groups in the Washington, D.C. office. Maria joins MoFo from another prominent international firm, where she served as financial services regulatory and enforcement partner and built the firm’s FinTech practice. Prior to working in private practice, she served for three years as a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) enforcement attorney, where she focused on issues related to consumer protection laws and emerging technology. Maria’s practice focuses on advising and representing financial services and FinTech companies with respect to product development, regulatory compliance, state and U.S. federal enforcement and examination, state licensing, and transactional matters. Her regulatory compliance work spans a range of loan products, bank products, payments, mortgage technology, alternative financing arrangements, and digital currencies. (J.D., 2002, The George Washington University Law School) Washington, D.C. Office Stacy Cline Amin joined the firm as a partner in the Life Sciences + Healthcare practice in Washington, D.C. She co-leads the firm’s FDA Regulatory and Compliance practice with Bethany Hills. Stacy joined the firm after a decade serving at the highest levels of government, where she most recently served in a dual role as Chief Counsel of the Food and Drug Administration and Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She led the FDA’s Office of the Chief Counsel and served as a trusted strategist and advisor to the FDA Commissioner, the Center Directors, and other FDA leaders, and the Secretary of HHS. Stacy played a critical role in nearly every aspect of the FDA’s COVID-19 pandemic response effort, which included record numbers of emergency use authorizations, guidances, and enforcement actions, and served as one of the key leaders of the teams that issued the first two COVID-19 vaccine authorizations. (J.D., 2004, Harvard Law School)