Jane Levine

  • Lecturer in Law

Jane Levine is the Chief Compliance Officer of DailyPay, the industry-leading technology platform that's disrupting the financial system. Prior to joining the Executive Office team at DailyPay, Jane was the Chief Global Compliance Counsel at NYSE-listed Sotheby’s where she also handled government and regulatory affairs and was a member of the Executive Management Committee. At Sotheby’s, Jane drove the creation of the Global Risk Committee and Global Compliance Committee, in addition to leading the company’s key business compliance practices globally. 

Previous to Sotheby’s, Jane spent 10 years as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) with the Southern District of New York where she prosecuted many high-profile white collar crimes, including theft, fraud and illegal trafficking in antiquities and cultural heritage. While serving as an AUSA, Jane was awarded the John Marshall Award, the Chief Postal Inspectors Award, and the U.S. Customs Award for Outstanding Service.  Earlier in her career, Jane was an attorney with firms Paul Weiss and Proskauer. Jane is currently an adjunct lecturer at Columbia Law School, teaching a seminar on art and cultural heritage.   Jane was a Presidential Appointee under President Obama to the Cultural Property Advisory Committee overseeing the implementation of the 1970 UNESCO Convention.  Jane is a frequent speaker on anti-money laundering and financial crimes in the art and antiquities markets as well as on compliance subjects.  Jane is a member of the Advisory Board for NYU Law School’s Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement and supports the important work of this center.

Jane is a founding board member of Beyond #Metoo, a Working group on Corporate Governance, Compliance, and Risk dedicated to understanding the root causes of workplace harassment, discrimination, and misconduct and deploying the insights gained through the #MeToo movement to foster optimal corporate structures that prevent workplace misconduct and abuses of power. Jane also serves on the Mentoring Committee for the “When There are Nine Scholarship Project, established in 2020 in partnership with the Federal Bar Foundation by a group of women attorneys who served together as Assistant United States Attorneys in the Southern District of New York. The Project’s mission is to honor the lifelong work of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by creating a scholarship and related programming that will advance equity and diversity within the legal profession and continue the late Justice’s many efforts to expand career opportunities for women attorneys.

Jane is a graduate of Brown University and New York University School of Law.