Aliya Haider Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Aliya Haider

Aliya Haider

Financial services/Fintech attorney with 20 years experience

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
Harvard Law School
5.0 5
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About
Active listening, thoughtful dialogue, and partnering with integrity are essential to the GC function.

Extensive legal and compliance experience across financial services and technology firms. Areas of expertise include '40 Act, debt capital markets, fintech, payments, cybersecurity and digital data privacy.

Deep experience supporting cross-divisional global growth of companies, harmonizing regional regulatory regimes globally as applied to investment banking, broker-dealers, payments. Cross-functional partnership on a wide range of corporate legal issues, including commercial transactions, product, compliance, and corporate governance.
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"“I have had the opportunity to work with Aliya at Geller & Co. and have sought legal expertise from her on sensitive employee relations matters, employment law and policy application. She possesses in-depth knowledge across a variety of legal areas, acts as a true partner and applies a critical and thoughtful lens to each issue. Her ability to synthesize complex information and communicate it in an easily digestible format is one of her greatest strengths. She is articulate, confident and funny and any employer would be gaining an irreplaceable asset.” Lisa Illiadelis, Senior Human Capital Business Partner, Geller & Co., June 20, 2019."

Commercial Contracts/Labor & Employment
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
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Meets Deadlines

"“Aliya is objective, analytical, methodical when providing her legal counsel. When encountering a complex problem, Aliya listens thoughtfully, engages your knowledge, challenges by asking thoughtful questions and facilitates a robust discussion to reach a fair solution. I have learned tremendously from Aliya, from analyzing issues with a legal perspective to negotiating productively. Her partnership and knowledge is greatly appreciated and she is a strong asset to any team and organization.” Kaity Cheng, Senior Human Capital Business Partner, Geller & Co., June 20, 2019"

Labor & Employment
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Geller & Company

Acting General Counsel

Jul 2019 - Aug 2019

Managed the legal portfolio for a financial advisory firm with a wealth management subsidiary

Jul 2019 - Aug 2019

Locked Markets

General Counsel

Jan 2019 - Feb 2019

General Counsel, Director of Human Resources, and Chief Compliance Officer for a Series A fintech.

Jan 2019 - Feb 2019

Guggenheim Partners

Head of Regulatory

Aug 2015 - Jan 2017

Head of compliance for fixed income of a broker dealer

Aug 2015 - Jan 2017

JPMorgan

Assistant General Counsel

Jan 2008 - Apr 2014

Treasury, payment, lending agreements in banking. Managing counsel for global bank infrastructure build.

Jan 2008 - Apr 2014

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