Eugene Frenkel is an associate in Goodwin’s Financial Industry group. As a member of the firm’s Insurtech and Fintech practices, Mr. Frenkel counsels clients on enforcement, regulatory, and transactional issues in the financial services and insurance industries. Mr. Frenkel brings over four years of enforcement experience with the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) when advising clients.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Frenkel serves in senior-level leadership roles with the New York County Lawyers’ Association and New York American Inn of Court, spearheading programs and events and managing the long-term and day-to-day activities of both organizations.

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Professional Experience

Following law school, Mr. Frenkel served as an Assistant Deputy Superintendent in the Enforcement Division of DFS. Mr. Frenkel led multiple complex investigations into the banking, insurance and consumer industries and engaged in numerous settlement negotiations with counsel. Mr. Frenkel brought enforcement actions against banks for failing to comply with state and federal BSA/AML laws, insurance companies for failing to comply with licensing and anti-rebating laws, and a debt collector for failing to comply with DFS’s debt collection regulation. Mr. Frenkel also drafted and proposed laws and regulations, including the Student Debt Consultant bill which was signed into law by the Governor in 2020. Mr. Frenkel advised other business units on supervision and examination issues.

During law school, Mr. Frenkel worked for the New York County District Attorney’s Office, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Professional Activities
Mr. Frenkel serves as the co-chair of the Young Lawyers Section and as a member of the Board of Directors for the New York County Lawyers’ Association. He is also the Executive Vice President/Treasurer/Secretary of the New York American Inn of Court.






J.D., 2017
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
 (cum laude)
B.B.A., Economics, 2014
Baruch College Zicklin School of Business



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