Todd W. Beauchamp is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and Financial Institutions Industry Group. He serves as Global Co-Chair of the Fintech Industry Group and leads the Payments & Emerging Financial Services Practice.
Mr. Beauchamp primarily represents traditional financial institutions, non-bank financial services companies, as well as technology companies, on a full spectrum of regulatory, transactional, and general corporate matters. He has comprehensive knowledge of emerging payment technologies, including those related to money transmission, virtual currencies, electronic payments, and stored value.
Mr. Beauchamp routinely counsels clients on a wide variety of federal, state, and international regulatory issues, as well as legislative developments. Additionally, he represents clients in matters before various state and federal bank regulatory agencies.
Mr. Beauchamp advises clients in the structuring and negotiation of corporate transactions and commercial arrangements related to the offering of payments and credit products and services. In addition, he represents clients in the acquisition and sale of financial institutions and non-bank financial services companies, such as state-licensed money transmitters.
Mr. Beauchamp has been recognized by Chambers and The Legal 500 US as a top lawyer in the area of financial services regulation, payments, and fintech.
Prior to his career in law, Mr. Beauchamp served as a principal consultant in the Organization & Change Strategy consulting practices of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and IBM Business Consulting Services. There he advised clients in the aerospace & defense, consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, transportation, and energy industries. He has a wide-range of experience in multiple areas, including: post-merger integration, large-scale corporate reorganizations, value-based management initiatives, change management, and technology-enabled process change initiatives. While completing his final year of law school, Mr. Beauchamp worked within the legal department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Counsel to the Marketing Group of The Coca-Cola Company - North America.