Whitney Nicholas serves as Senior Federal Compliance Counsel at Credit Union National Association (CUNA) where she provides compliance information and advice to credit unions on a range of regulatory issues impacting the industry. Whitney's work focuses on regulatory compliance analysis of consumer financial services laws and regulations that impact financial institutions. Whitney works closely with CUNA's publications and web services departments to deliver important compliance information in a user-friendly format to CUNA's members. Additionally, Whitney writes articles and assembles content for CUNA's CompBlog and maintains key lending topics in CUNA's online e-Guide to Federal Laws and Regulations. She also responds to compliance inquiries from leagues and credit unions.
Prior to joining CUNA, Whitney was in private practice with the law firm BuckleySandler LLP in Washington, DC where she represented top banks and financial institutions in complex litigation and enforcement actions and advised clients in connection with regulatory examinations and compliance matters initiated by state and federal regulatory agencies. Whitney holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Virginia. She is a member of the Virginia Bar and District of Columbia Bar and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).
Senior Federal Compliance Counsel, CUNA
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