Robinhood: Christina Lai and Lucas Moskowitz join the Legal Team

Christina Lai and Lucas Moskowitz have joined Robinhood – the stock brokerage that allows customers to buy and sell stocks, options, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies with zero commission –  as VPs and Deputy General Counsels and will sit on Robinhood’s Legal leadership team.

Christina Lai

Christina Lai will oversee and grow the corporate legal group, as well as legal’s product, commercial, and privacy teams. She will also serve as Corporate Secretary for Robinhood in which she will support the expansion of the Board of Directors and continue to enhance the company’s governance and disclosure policies and practices.

Lai has served in senior corporate counsel roles across top technology companies. At Yahoo, she served as VP & Deputy General Counsel, and most recently she was VP, Corporate Legal Affairs, and Corporate Secretary at Applied Materials. She began her career at Latham & Watkins.

Lucas Moskowitz

Lucas Moskowitz will oversee regulatory, litigation, and government affairs. He will be instrumental as the company continue to grow its team in Washington, D.C., and engage with policymakers and regulators. Both Lai and Moskowitz will report directly to Chief Legal Officer Dan Gallager.

Moskowitz has an extensive background in financial services law and policy in both the public and private sectors. He has held several roles with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including as the agency’s Chief of Staff under Chairman Jay Clayton and as a senior counsel in the Division of Enforcement. He also has served as Chief Investigative Counsel for the Senate Banking Committee and Counsel for the House Financial Services Committee. He was most recently a partner in the Securities Department at WilmerHale.

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