Andrea Mitchell photoAndrea Mitchell

Practice Areas

  • Fair Lending
  • Unfair, Deceptive, and Abusive Acts and Practices
  • Bank Counseling & Compliance
  • Examinations
  • Enforcement Actions & Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Congressional Investigations
  • State Attorney General Investigations
  • Consumer Finance
  • Auto Finance
  • Mortgages
  • Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards
  • Private Banking
  • Retail Banking

Andrea Mitchell is the Managing Partner and a founding member of Mitchell Sandler LLC. She advises financial services clients throughout the country on a wide range of administrative enforcement and regulatory compliance matters. She focuses her practice on fair and responsible financial services, including matters that involve disparate impact and disparate treatment, unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts and practices, and other consumer protection issues. Ms. Mitchell advises clients in preparation for and management of federal and state examinations, assists clients in the development and maintenance of fair and responsible lending programs, including statistical monitoring programs, and conducts risk assessments and compliance reviews. Her work in this area includes advising on pricing and underwriting, steering, redlining, product development, sales and marketing, credit reporting and servicing, collections, and loss mitigation activities.

Ms. Mitchell has been recognized for her work by Chambers USA, Legal 500, and Best Lawyers. Prior to joining Mitchell Sandler, Ms. Mitchell was with BuckleySandler. Prior to BuckleySandler, Ms. Mitchell served as Counsel in the Legal Division at the Federal Reserve Board, where she worked on numerous consumer regulations, advised supervised entities on queries related to consumer protection statutes, and participated in several interagency task forces. Ms. Mitchell received her J.D. from American University, summa cum laude, in 2002 and her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993.

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