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Molly E. Swartz

Partner, Corporate Department


Molly Swartz is a partner of the Fintech and Payments practice at Paul Hastings. She is based in the firm’s San Francisco office.

In her practice, Ms. Swartz represents and advises financial technology companies, internet marketplaces, and commercial and consumer lenders, regarding a broad spectrum of transactional, regulatory and general corporate matters. Ms. Swartz has experience with consumer protection laws, as well as the Truth-in-Lending Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, state money transmission and licensed lending laws, gift card laws, payment network rules, and other state and federal statutes related to money movement.


  • The Legal 500 USA, Rising Star, Fintech (2022)

Engagement & Publications

Practice Areas

Fintech and Payments
Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
ESG & Impact
ESG Risk, Strategy, and Compliance
Impact Investing




California Bar


University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. 2011
Yale University, B.A. 2006

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