Jay Perlman is a director with Daylight in its Washington office. He concentrates on matters relating to securities, anti-money laundering and anti-bribery and corruption compliance, including conducting investigations, developing and implementing policies procedures and internal controls and providing training solutions for financial institutions and other entities.
Most recently, Mr. Perlman was an attorney with O’Melveny & Myers LLP. Before joining O’Melveny, he was Associate General Counsel with Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc., where he coordinated the firm’s responses to regulatory matters and litigation. In this role he also developed and implemented policies, procedures and training programs relating to compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act and SEC and NASD regulations. From 1999-2001. Mr. Perlman was Associate General Counsel of The Motley Fool Inc. in Alexandria, Va., where, in addition to providing legal advice on general corporate and securities matters, he frequently appeared in the media as a spokesman for the company and authored several articles about investor education and securities fraud. Prior to entering the private sector, he held various positions in the divisions of enforcement and corporation finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission and served as a Special Assistant United States attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia.
Mr. Perlman holds a law degree from Albany Law School of Union University and earned a bachelor's degree from Fordham University. He is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia.