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Chelsie D. Rimel

Chelsie Rimel is an associate at the firm's Washington, D.C., office. Chelsie focuses on the defense of individuals, investment advisors, broker-dealers, public companies, cryptocurrency exchanges, and other institutions subject to investigations and other actions from state and federal regulators. These regulators include the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and state attorneys general. She also represents clients in litigation matters with a focus on securities and class actions.

Additionally, Chelsie handles internal investigations for companies, their boards of directors, and their committees regarding an array of civil and criminal issues assessing legal exposure and disclosure considerations.

Chelsie also has experience in financial services technology representing banks, payments companies, and fintechs. She focuses on the drafting and review of vendor and customer contracts and disclosures to ensure optimal business outcomes and regulatory compliance.

Chelsie considers her most meaningful work to be the pro bono representation of veterans before the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in benefits cases for service-connected injuries and ailments.

Before joining the firm, Chelsie served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Michael A. Della Vecchia of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas. Additionally, she worked as a legal intern for the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond, Virginia. Chelsie was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2018.

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