Jacqueline Parker

Of Counsel

parkerj@ballardspahr.com
Tel 646.346.8066
Fax 212.223.1942
New York

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 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 served as 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.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Section of Business Law:

Editorial Board, Business Law Today, 2016-2017
Chair, Programs Committee, 2013-2016
Vice Chair, Programs Committee, 2010-2013
Member of Council, 2007-2011
Chair, Truth in Lending Subcommittee of the Consumer Financial Services Committee, 2007-2010
Section Advisor to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) Study Committee on Regulation of Financial Institutions and Payment Systems, 2008-2011
Vice Chair, Truth in Lending Subcommittee of the Consumer Financial Services Committee, 2005-2007
Co-Chair, Committee on Diversity, 2003-2007
Planning Committee Member, National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, 2003-2007
Member, Committee on Banking Law, Committee on Consumer Financial Services Law, Committee on Corporate Counsel and Committee on Diversity

American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Membership, 2011-2013

American Bar Association, Presidential Advisory Council on Pipeline in the Profession, 2007-2009

American Bar Foundation

American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, Member, Board of Regents and Fellows Nominating Committee

National Bar Association

Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Adjunct Professor

The American Law Institute, Members Consultative Group, Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts, and Principles of the Law, Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations, Nonprofits, and Other Organizations

Recognitions & Accomplishments

Named to Lawyers of Color Nation's Best List, 2019

Publications

Co-author, "Truth in Lending Update – 2010," 66 BUS. LAW. 413, 2011

Co-author, "Truth in Lending Update – 2009," 65 BUS. LAW. 523, 2010

Co-author, "Truth in Lending Update – 2008," 64 BUS. LAW. 471, 2009

Co-author, "Truth in Lending Developments – 2007," 63 BUS. LAW. 573, 2008

Co-author, "Truth in Lending Developments – 2006," 62 BUS. LAW. 563, 2007

Co-author, "Truth in Lending Developments – 2005," 61 BUS. LAW. 299, 2006

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, "Becoming and Advancing Your Career as an In-House Attorney," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Business Law Basics Webinar, February 2017

Panelist, "Pathways to a Successful Career in Business Law," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Annual Meeting, September 2016

Moderator, "Career Management and Business Development for the Diverse Lawyer," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Annual Meeting, August 2011

Panelist, "Diversity by Design: The Corporate Perspective," The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Pursuing Diversity in the New Economy: A Shared Responsibility, March 2011

Moderator, "Proposed Changes to Regulation Z," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2010

Moderator, "Truth in Lending Updates," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2009

Panelist, "Career Management for Young Lawyers in a Troubled Economy," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2009

Moderator, "Keeping House and Home Together – New Regulations, Legislation, and Strategies for the Consumer Mortgage Industry in the Wake of the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2008

Moderator, "Truth in Lending Updates," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2008

Panelist, "The Inside Track on Getting In-House: What It Takes to Get Through the Door," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2008

Moderator, "Truth in Lending Updates," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Annual Meeting, August 2007

Moderator, "Consumer Authentication: How Do You Know It Is Really Me?" American Bar Association, National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, June 2007

Panelist, "The Visible Invisible – Minority Women in Practice," Washington State Bar Association, Second Annual Statewide Diversity Conference, June 2007

Moderator, "Foreign Language Marketing and Servicing: What You Need to Know to Market, Make, and Service Financial Products in a Foreign Language," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2006

Moderator, "Guidelines for Operating Minority and Women Owned Businesses – When, Why, and How to Become an MBE or WBE," American Bar Association, National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, June 2005

Panelist, "Survivor: How to Outwit, Outlast, and Outplay in the Legal World," American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2005

Panelist, "Hot Topics Facing Corporate Counsel," American Bar Association, National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, June 2004

Panelist, "Now That You've Got Us, How Do You Keep Us?" Law Firm Retention Strategies for Women, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, April 2004

Community Activities

Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law Alumni Association, Treasurer

University of Pennsylvania, Penn Alumni Interviewer

Boston University School of Law (LL.M. Banking Law, 1998)
A. John Serino Outstanding Graduate Banking Law Student

Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law (J.D. 1995)
Casenote and Comment Editor, Pace International Law Review

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. 1990)

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