Nicole Griffin is a counsel in Goodwin’s Financial Industry, Investment Management and Fintech practices. She focuses on advising clients in the financial services sector, including investment advisers, investment companies and investment company independent directors, and is kept informed of legal developments for the broader financial services industry as co-Editor of Goodwin’s Financial Services Weekly News Roundup.
Ms. Griffin is a member of the District of Columbia and New Jersey Bar Associations.
Prior to joining Goodwin in 2009, Ms. Griffin was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Morrison & Foerster LLP.
Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America
Masters of Business Admin1996
Bachelor in Business Administration1991
The University of Texas at Austin
- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
Recognition & Awards
Ms. Griffin was a 2021 recommended lawyer for Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds by The Legal 500. While attending law school, she was a summer intern with NASD (now FINRA), a participant in the SEC’s Summer Honors Law Program and a member of the Catholic University Law Review.
Ms. Griffin regularly contributes as Co-editor, alongside other Goodwin attorneys, to the Weekly RoundUp series which is a timely update of key regulatory and related developments impacting market participants in specific areas of the Financial Industry. Examples include:
- FDIC Requests Comments to Draft Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management, Co-author, April 07, 2022
- FINRA Reminds Firms About CCO Supervisory Liability, Co-author, March 24, 2022
- FinCEN Warns Against Evasion of Russian Sanctions, Co-author, March 10, 2022