Stanton Koppel is Of Counsel in the San Francisco office. His practice focuses on advice and transactions in the financial services and payment systems area, including product design and related regulation, payment network marketing and sales agreements, risk management, technology acquisition and business acquisitions and spin-offs. He also practices in the area of corporate marketing sponsorships.
Previously, Mr. Koppel served as in-house counsel to Visa International and Visa U.S.A. Inc. for 28 years, the last 15 of which as senior vice president and assistant general counsel, providing counseling in every aspect of the companies’ global payment card business. In addition to his extensive experience in cards and payment systems, he has significant experience in online commerce, product development, technology infrastructure, acquisitions, governance and marketing.
Mr. Koppel also served as an attorney in the Appellate Section, Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., presenting over 20 oral arguments on behalf of the government in the Federal Courts of Appeals.