Radhi Thayu

Radhi Thayu

Counsel, Financial Institutions
Radhi Thayu advises U.S. and international financial institutions in connection with a wide range of financial transactions and regulatory issues.


Ms. Thayu’s experience has spanned a vast array of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, the structuring of investments, obtaining new bank charters, governance and board-related requirements, enforcement matters, supervisory examination and remediation issues, and many other bank regulatory legal and compliance issues. She has worked extensively with clients regarding federal banking laws and regulations, the in-house implementation of Dodd-Frank and all aspects of recent regulatory reform initiatives.

After starting her legal career as a Skadden associate, Ms. Thayu returned to the firm after working for more than 15 years at some of the largest banks and financial institutions in the world, including Bank of America, BMO and MUFG, as well as in the fintech space at LendingClub. She has represented institutions before all of the primary federal banking regulators, including the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as well as before state banking regulators.



  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2003
  • B.A., Stanford University, 2000


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Radhi Thayu

Counsel, Financial Institutions