Nessa Eileen Feddis photoNessa Eileen Feddis

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Banking

Nessa Feddis is Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel for the ABA’s Regulation Compliance and Policy, Consumer Regulations and Compliance Solutions departments. 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.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow and former President of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Former Chair, American Bar Association Subcommittee on Electronic Fund Transfer of the Consumer Financial Services Committee

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