Join CAMBA on Wednesday, June 23, at 6:30 pm, for a panel event on careers in the federal government. Our three panelists -- Sumeera Younis (SEC), Saeed Mody (DOJ Civil Rights Division), and Asad Kudiya (Fed Reserve) -- will discuss their respective paths to public service and day-to-day work as government lawyers. A moderated conversation will be followed by a Q&A. The event is free and open to non-CAMBA members. The Zoom meeting details will be sent to registrants the day of the event.
More about our speakers:
Sumeera Younis is a Branch Chief in the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission, where her work focuses on FinTech and digital asset issues. Sumeera joined the Division in 2016 as a staff attorney. Previously, she served as Counsel at ProShare Advisors where she worked on the formation and registration of a range of ETF products. Prior to that, she worked at Dechert, where her practice focused on financial services. Sumeera received her Bachelor of Arts from Oakland University and her JD from the University of Michigan, where she served as an editor of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review.
Saeed Mody has worked as a federal prosecutor in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as a deputy chief and trial attorney for the past ten years. He specializes in investigating and prosecuting hate crimes and police misconduct nationwide. Saeed is currently on detail to the Senate Judiciary Committee, where his portfolio includes civil rights and national security. He began his career as an Assistant District Attorney at the Brooklyn DA’s Office. Saeed holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Texas.
Asad I. Kudiya is a Senior Counsel in the Banking Regulation and Policy Group at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. His portfolio includes financial technology and banking, enhanced prudential standards, regulatory capital and stress testing, and climate-related financial risks. In 2020, he assisted with the establishment and operation of the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He began his career in 2008 in private practice, and joined the Federal Reserve in 2016. He holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Utah and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.