Lisa brings more than a decade of experience as a federal banking regulator to her work advising financial services providers and other clients on securities-related regulatory and litigation matters. Before entering private practice, she served for 11 years at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the chief counsel's office as a senior attorney in the Community and Consumer Law Division and then in the Bank Advisory Group.
Lisa was an officer at McGonigle, P.C., before the firm combined with Davis Wright Tremaine.
Consumer protection issues
Lisa's experience at the OCC included the analysis of consumer protection issues such as unfair deceptive and abusive conduct, high to low posting of debit transactions, lending discrimination, predatory lending, the "ability to repay"/qualified mortgage rule, the Truth in Lending mortgage loan appraisal rules, as well as the OCC's authority under Title X of the Dodd Frank Act.
At the OCC, Lisa reviewed and advised on a first-of-its-kind application by a fintech institution for a new banking charter. While in private practice she has advised many fintechs on a variety of novel issues.
Appraisal management company oversight
Lisa participated in the interagency rulemaking process for appraisal management company oversight.
Admitted to Practice
New York, 2011
J.D., New York University School of Law, 2010
B.A., Psychology, Columbia University, 1999
Memberships & Affiliations
- Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity, 2022 Fellow, Women in Housing and Finance
- Legal intern, Office of the New York State Attorney General, Litigation and Investor Protection Bureaus
- Senior attorney, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 2010-2021