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Jonah Crane | Partner
Jonah is an experienced advisor to financial technology companies with innovative products or business models. Jonah provides creative advice on business and product strategy, regulatory and compliance risk, and regulatory engagement. He excels where business model and product innovations don't fit easily within existing regulatory frameworks, and has helped companies such as Plaid and Monzo navigate complex regulatory frameworks. Jonah has also helped financial regulators around the World develop policy frameworks to facilitate innovation and financial inclusion, and led the drafting of the first comprehensive code of conduct for trading digital assets. Jonah served as a Senior Advisor and Deputy Assistant Secretary in the U.S. Treasury Department from 2013-2017, with responsibility for financial stability and regulatory coordination. Prior to that, Jonah was an advisor to U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer on financial regulatory policy, including the Dodd-Frank Act and JOBS Act. Jonah was previously a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Milbank LLP in New York City.