Tasia is a dynamic, results-oriented professional providing narrowly tailored, strategic advice to financial services and FinTech clients.
Tasia advises financial institutions, payments companies, FinTechs, and non-bank lenders in consumer, commercial and institutional matters, with an emphasis on emerging financial products and services.
She has significant regulatory expertise in supervisory and enforcement matters and has routinely practiced before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve Board, and state financial regulators. She also assists her clients with the creation and enhancement of regulatory compliance programs, risk management, examinations, and remediation.
Tasia aims to be a trusted advisor to her clients and brings a hands-on approach, a strategic mindset, and knowledge of industry trends to her engagements. She consistently shares her knowledge and insights on various topics such as the banking industry's future, intricate regulatory and risk concerns, and advancements in FinTech and digital assets. Additionally, Tasia is a recipient of The National Law Review's 2022 "Go-To Thought Leadership Awards," acknowledging her strategic insight and comprehensive understanding of legal issues and financial regulatory schemes that financial institutions and the banking sector face.
Tasia is the past president of Women in Housing & Finance, Inc., an approved securities industry arbitrator for FINRA Dispute Resolution Services and a Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional.
Tasia has successfully represented top 10 national, regional and community banks on traditional banking law issues. In addition to her private practice experience, she has experience leading financial services consulting practices in Washington, DC and New York, NY. Tasia also served as in-house regulatory counsel with the Consumer Bankers Association and with Merrill Lynch International Bank in London. She is a champion of new business and client relationship management.
News & Insights
- In the News10.16.2023
- Press Release10.10.2023
Presenter, "Cryptocurrency Risk in Banking Post-FTK: Collapse, Contagion and Compliance," West Virginia Bankers Association 129th Annual Convention, 2023
Speaker, "Cannabis Banking in California: Market Opportunity, Examiner Expectations, and Special Considerations," Green Check, 2022
Speaker, "Cannabis Banking: What C-Suites and Boards Need to Know for 2022," Green Check, 2021
"Your 2020 Mortgage Compliance Roadmap," The Mortgage Banker Magazine, January 2020
Recipient of Go-To Thought Leader Leadership Awards, Crypto/Blockchain, The National Law Review, 2022
Professional & Civic Activities
Professional & Civic Activities
Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Board Member, 2011 – present
American Bankers Association, Banking Law Committee
Women in Housing & Finance, Inc., 2010 – 2016
- Vice President
- General Counsel
- Board Member
Practices & Industries
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Supreme Court
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulation
Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, J.D., cum laude
University of South Alabama, B.A., cum laude