As part of its aggressive hiring spree, Robinhood recently announced that it has added two new members to its legal leadership, with Christina Lai and Lucas Moskowitz to both serve as VPs and Deputy General Counsels.
Both of the new recruits to Robinhood will report to Chief Legal Officer, Dan Gallager. Starting first with Christina Lai, she will be responsible for the oversight and growth of the commission-free trading company’s legal group. Furthermore, she will be in charge of legal’s product, commercial and privacy teams the company said in an announcement today.
The root of Lai’s responsibilities is to help support the trading provider as it continues to scale its operations. In addition to being the VP and Deputy General Counsel, she has also been named as the Corporate Secretary for the company.
Commenting on her appointment, Christina Lai, VP and Deputy General Counsel at Robinhood said in the statement: “I wholeheartedly believe in the power of democratizing finance for all and am honored and inspired to join Robinhood so I can contribute to that mission.
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“I am excited to partner with our incredible legal team, and all of the exceptional employees across Robinhood, as we scale through the next phase of growth and continue to find innovative ways to educate and empower our customers to participate in the financial markets.”
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Lucas Moskowitz, on the other hand, will oversee regulatory, litigation and government affairs for the US-based company. According to the trading provider, he will play an important role as the company grows its team in Washington, D.C. and works with policymakers and regulators.
“Robinhood’s focus on ensuring more people have both the opportunity and the information they need to participate in the financial markets and take charge of their finances is inspiring,” added Lucas Moskowitz, VP and Deputy General Counsel at Robinhood.
“I’m looking forward to working with such dedicated, talented colleagues on the legal team and across the company as we continue to advance our mission and deliver an incredible experience for our customers.”