Top of page

Dana Seesel Bayersdorfer


Dana Seesel Bayersdorfer

Financial Institutions
New York

Advises banks and other financial institutions on a wide range of regulatory and transactional matters.

Dana advises U.S. and non-U.S. banks, fintechs and other financial services companies on bank regulatory and other financial regulatory matters, including chartering and other strategic regulatory decisions, regulation of stablecoin and other digital asset activities, M&A transactions and capital markets offerings. Her practice includes advice on the Bank Holding Company Act, the National Bank Act, long-term debt (LTD) and total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) requirements, and recovery and resolution planning. She has experience with regulatory advocacy, including writing comment letters on regulatory proposals.


J.D., Columbia Law School
  • James Kent Scholar
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize
  • Executive Articles Editor, Columbia Business Law Review
A.B., Government, Harvard University
  • cum laude
Professional history
  • Davis Polk since 2016
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
Back to top