Lisa M. Ledbetter

Immediate Past Chancellor

Jones Day

Lisa Ledbetter advises domestic and international financial institutions in navigating complex and novel regulatory, transactional, and enforcement challenges.  She provides strategic advice on commercial and retail bank regulation and financial technology. Lisa counsels financial institutions and non-bank companies in connection with new business models, products, and services. Lisa represents several financial services trade associations assisting with public positions and comments on domestic and international issues.

Lisa advises clients on strategic opportunities emanating from changes in federal and state laws and regulatory requirements. She advises on bank equity investments and activities, Volcker Rule limitations on trading and investments, liquidity, counterparty credit limits, derivatives, capital and business planning, fintech, cybersecurity, anti-money laundering, and credit and debit cards. Lisa is experienced in responding to civil investigative demands and defending agency enforcement actions. She is experienced as well in conducting internal investigations.

Prior to Jones Day, Lisa was deputy general counsel at Freddie Mac, advising on regulation and legislation and was formerly a deputy office director, and the head of the Regulation, Assessments, Finance and Funding group, at the FDIC. She previously served as banking and finance counsel at the Department of the Treasury during the George H.W. Bush administration, and as regulatory counsel for the American Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers of America representing the interests of small, regional, and large banks during the thrift crisis.