Aseel Rabie is a member of the firm’s Banking Group.

Ms. Rabie’s practice focuses on advising clients on a broad range of regulatory, supervisory and enforcement matters in the anti-money laundering and sanctions space. She also provides counsel on matters involving financial crimes in the context of transactions, fundraising, lending and investigations.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Rabie served as a managing director and associate general counsel at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) where she was responsible for regulatory advocacy and other activities in the anti-money laundering, sanctions and other financial crime compliance areas, as well as primary capital markets and research.

Before her role at SIFMA, Ms. Rabie served as senior counsel in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of the General Counsel. There, she advised on legal and policy matters relating to SEC rulemaking activities and enforcement actions. Previously in her career, Ms. Rabie served as the lead in-house counsel on corporate finance and securities law matters at a satellite communications company and worked on securities regulatory and enforcement, anti-corruption and other matters in private practice.

Ms. Rabie received her B.A. cum laude from Harvard College and her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School.


  • Harvard College, B.A.
  • Harvard Law School, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia