Dina Ellis Rochkind
Counsel in the Paul Hastings Government Affairs practice
Dina Ellis Rochkind is Of Counsel in the Paul Hastings Government Affairs practice and is
based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on representing clients before
Members of Congress on Capitol Hill and the Executive Branch. Ms. Rochkind represents
clients in matters involving regulatory initiatives, policymaking and legislation, and enforcement
actions. Ms. Rochkind has over 20 years of experience on Capitol Hill, lobbying, and working
for the Executive Branch. Prior to joining Paul Hastings, she served as senior staff for the U.S.
House Financial Services and Senate Banking Committees and for Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA).
Ms. Rochkind also served in the George W. Bush Administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary
at the Treasury Department. She has been involved in drafting major pieces of legislation over
the last two decades, including: the 2005 bankruptcy reform legislation, the FACT Act, E-Sign,
Check 21, Federal Deposit Insurance Reform Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and, most recently,
the comprehensive and bipartisan JOBS Act, for which she was the lead staffer in the Senate.