Jacqueline Parker photoJacqueline Parker

Practice Areas

  • Banking and consumer financial services laws
  • Consumer products and services, including credit card and mortgage lending

Jacqueline Parker is a consumer financial services attorney with over 20 years of experience. She has spent her career as a strategic adviser for domestic and international financial institutions and companies offering consumer products and services, including credit cards, mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, mobile payments, and deposit accounts.

Jacqueline is an Adjunct Professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University and has significant in-house experience, having served in senior and executive roles at major financial institutions for more than a decade. In those positions, she provided counsel on innovative products and services, compliance, risk, and bank regulatory and enforcement actions.

Most recently, Jacqueline was Of Counsel at Ballard Spahr LLP and Senior Vice President and Senior Fair Lending Counsel at Synchrony Financial. Prior to working in-house, Jacqueline advised on business and corporate transactions and state and federal consumer laws at several national law firms. Before attending law school, Jacqueline provided financial services for consumer, small business, and commercial customers at Maryland National Bank.

Ms. Parker received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from Pace University School of Law, and a LL.M. in Banking Law from the Morin Center for Banking Law Studies at Boston University School of Law, where she received the A. John Serino Outstanding Graduate Banking Law Student Prize. She is admitted to practice law in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Business Law Today Editorial Board Member, American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section
  • Former Chair, Programs Committee, ABA Business Law Section
  • Former Member of Council, ABA Business Law Section
  • Former Chair, Truth in Lending Subcommittee, ABA Business Law Section Consumer Financial Services Committee
  • Former Co-Chair, ABA Business Law Section Diversity Committee
  • Former Member, ABA Standing Committee on Membership
  • Former Member, ABA Council for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline

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