Nir E. Gozal

Special Counsel
707 Westchester Avenue, Suite 407
White Plains, NY 10604


J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2011
LL.M. in Taxation, Villanova University School of Law, 2011
B.A., The College of William & Mary, 2008

Professional Memberships

Westchester County Bankers Association, Counsel and Member of the Board of Governors
New York League of Independent Bankers (Former Executive Director)

Awards and Recognition

Super Lawyers Rising Star

Nir E. Gozal

Nir E. Gozal is Special Counsel based in Hinman, Howard & Kattell’s White Plains office. His practice focuses on advising banks and other financial institutions on regulatory compliance and matters involving federal and state regulatory agencies. Nir has unique expertise in BSA/AML/OFAC and consumer compliance, and has represented financial institutions, their boards of directors, and executive officers in challenging conclusions in reports of examination and contesting enforcement actions. In addition, he provides ongoing counsel to bank boards of directors, executives, and compliance officers.

Nir also represents public and private companies from a broad industry cross-section in a variety of general corporate matters, including corporate formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities issuance and compliance, and has experience representing investment advisors, investment vehicles, and individual investors in meeting their regulatory compliance obligations.

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Prior to joining Hinman, Howard & Kattell, Nir was an associate attorney at Pryor Cashman LLP’s Corporate, Investment Management, and Financial Institutions groups. Previously, Nir worked on compliance-related issues with Bank Leumi USA, the U.S. affiliate of one of Israel’s largest banking groups, and as a consultant with NuVerse Advisors, a New York-based investment management firm.