Jonice Tucker is a founding partner at the Buckley Sanders LLP in Washington DC, where she represents clients on corporate and individual matters initiated by government regulators whether it is civil litigation or internal investigation. She was a law clerk to the Honorable Marvin J Garbis of the U.S. District court of Maryland before starting private practice. Before joining Buckley Sanders, Jonice practiced consumer financial services at Skadden Arps
Her practice is focused on counseling clients on consumer protection laws and representations in investigations, government examinations, banking and consumer finance. She has been active in representing clients in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) since it was first established.
Ms Tucker has been lead counsel in representing institutions in matters instituted by various federal agencies such as the Department of Justice, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Reserve Board, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Housing Finance Agency and others.
Ms Tucker has handled complex civil litigation involving financial institutions whether instituted by private individuals or governmental agencies.
She is deeply devoted to offering pro bono services to the less privileged. Her reputation in pro bono services is remarkable with outstanding success rate including overturning the wrongful conviction in Conley v U.S.
She is the chair of the Banking Law Committee and is an active member of the American Bar Association. She has served in leadership roles in several organization including the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society DC, Consumer Financial Service Committee, Board of Regents of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.
She graduated from Yale Law School and has a B.A. from the University of Virginia.
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