Nessa Feddis is Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Counsel for Consumer Protection and
Payments in ABA’s Center for Regulatory Compliance. She advocates for ABA members,
on a variety of consumer banking, fraud, and payment system issues in the federal
legislative and regulatory arenas, in particular the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Her responsibilities include relaying ABA’s position on such issues to Congress and
government agencies and educating bankers on new laws and regulations. She has
testified before Congress on behalf of the banking industry. In addition, she represents
the ABA in press and public forms as ABA spokesperson on consumer protection issues.
In recent years, she has been involved with regulatory and legislative matters relating
to and consumer credit, credit and debit cards, privacy, deposit accounts, payments systems,
emerging electronic payment systems, and credit card and check fraud prevention.
She received her law degree from Catholic University and is a member of the Washington,
D.C. Bar. She is also a fellow and former President of the American College of Consumer
Financial Services Lawyers and former Chair of the Subcommittee on Electronic Fund Transfers
of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee. Her articles
discussing regulatory and legislative developments in consumer banking matters have appeared
in ABA Banking Journal and ABA Bank Compliance.
- Former Chair, ABA Subcommittee on Electronic Fund Transfer of the Consumer Financial Services Committee