Katherine C. Fisher photoKatherine C. Fisher

Practice Areas

  • Business Funding
  • FinTech

Kate’s practice focuses on the areas of Consumer Financial Services and Small Business Financing. She represents banks, finance companies, private equity and investment bank investors, merchant cash advance companies, and small business lenders establishing new programs and products, and conducts due diligence and compliance reviews of consumer lending and business financing portfolios. Kate is a founding member of the Alternative Finance Bar Association, an organization of attorneys who represent merchant cash advance companies and lenders providing financing to small businesses.

Kate’s practice also includes assisting clients with compliance with state and federal consumer protection and related laws as they develop and maintain mortgage lending, automobile finance and other credit programs.

Kate has testified before the United States House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee regarding improving small business capital access. She recently testified before the Maryland House Economic Matters Committee and Senate Finance Committee regarding proposed bills to regulate sales-based business financing transactions and has appeared several times before the California legislature and New Jersey Senate Committee on Commerce regarding proposed disclosures for business finance transactions.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair, Subcommittee on Consumer Credit, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Founding Member and Treasurer, Alternative Finance Bar Association

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