David Beam is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington, DC office. He is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement group and one of the co-leaders of the firmwide Fintech practice. David's practice encompasses a broad range of matters related to financial services. His focus is on payment systems and credit products, with an emphasis on legal issues that arise from the innovative use of technology in financial services. In 2019, Chambers Fintech ranked David among the top five lawyers in the United States in the area of Payments & Lending. Also in 2019, Legal500 ranked David in the top tier of Leading Lawyers in its US fintech rankings, noting that he is “praised for his ‘deep expertise’ in this area.” In 2018, David was among ten lawyers worldwide selected by Chambers Fintech for inclusion as ranked lawyers in the area of Payments Law. In September 2018, The National Law Journal included David on its inaugural list of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech Trailblazers for his work at the intersection of finance and technology. Super Lawyers magazine also named David a rising star in Washington DC, 2013-2015.
Partner at Mayer Brown
Doctor of Law (JD)