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Janiell A. Gonzalez focuses her practice on digital payments, money service businesses, money transmitter licensing, lender licensing, escrow licensing, and providing federal and state regulatory compliance guidance to cryptocurrency businesses, digital payment companies, fintechs, consumer and commercial lending companies, and banks. Janiell’s compliance related focus includes advice on matters concerning compliance with Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations, the Corporate Transparency Act and implementing regulations, and compliance with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions programs.

She also advises clients on matters involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and other federal and state regulatory authorities with oversight of consumer financial and payments products and services. Janiell has a wide-ranging background in regulated entity compliance matters having served as an in-house corporate paralegal for large corporations in the health care and aviation industries. She now leverages this experience to provide strategic, practical and actionable advice to clients.



  • Bupa Global Latin America, 2016-2022
    • Corporate Counsel (pending admission), 2021-2022
    • Corporate Paralegal, 2016-2021
  • Senior Corporate Paralegal & Contracts Manager, AerSale, Inc., 2014-2016
  • Franchise Contract Analyst, Burger King Corporation, 2013-2014
  • Judicial Assistant, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, 2013


  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers, 2022-2023
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association, 2022-2023
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2022-2023
    • Deputy General Counsel, VIA (Vision in Action) Fund


  • 法務博士, magna cum laude, Florida International University College of Law
  • 学士号, Florida International University
  • Florida
  • Spanish, Fluent