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Dori is a financial institutions regulatory attorney who has significant experience representing a wide array of financial institutions, including community and regional credit unions, community, regional and multi-national commercial banks and thrift institutions.

Dori has substantial experience advising federally chartered and state chartered financial institutions regarding highly complex and extensive financial institution regulations. Dori is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive legal advice to her financial institution clients. She has considerable experience working as a banker in the industry, and she understands the business of banking and the financial institutions market. Dori draws upon her substantial experience in legal and business matters to provide a customized and responsive approach to client needs, and to assist each client in meeting its specific business goals within the legal and regulatory framework for that institution.

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  • Recipient of the 2015 American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Annual Writing Competition Award for A Defense of the Doctrine of Preemption: Revealing the Fallacy that Federal Preemption Contributed to the Financial Crisis, 16 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1041-1107, 2014
  • Research Editor, Cornell International Law Journal, 1998-1999

  • The Three C’s of Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprises: Control, Certification, and the Constitution, Central New York Women’s Bar Association Annual Meeting, April 28, 2016
  • The New York Times and Credit Rating Agencies: Indistinguishable Under First Amendment Jurisprudence, Syracuse University College of Law Faculty Workshop Series, September 10, 2015
  • Commenter, A Structural Case for Prosecutorial Declination, Syracuse University College of Law Faculty Incubator Workshop, April 23, 2015
  • A Defense of the Doctrine of Preemption: Revealing the Fallacy that Federal Preemption Contributed to the Financial Crisis, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Annual Meeting, April 18, 2015
  • Speaker/Panelist, Innovation Today: The Legal Challenges of Funding Startups, Boston University School of Law, Review of Banking and Financial Law Symposium, February 27, 2015

  • "The New York Times and Credit Rating Agencies: Indistinguishable Under First Amendment Jurisprudence," 93 Denv. U. L. Rev. 275, 2016
  • "Preemption Principles: Weighing the Impact of Dodd-Frank," 34 No. 7 Banking & Fin. Services Pol’y Rep. 1, 2015
  • "A Defense of the Doctrine of Preemption: Revealing the Fallacy that Federal Preemption Contributed to the Financial Crisis," 16 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 1041-1107, 2014

  • CNY Arts, Inc., Board Member
  • Fayetteville-Manlius Little League, Assistant Coach
  • Girl Scouts of the United States of America, Troop Leader