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.

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Speaking Engagements

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



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

  • President
  • President-elect
  • Vice President
  • General Counsel
  • Board Member


  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • 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

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