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Amy Greenwood-Field Joins McGlinchey’s National Consumer Financial Services GroupRead Time: 2 mins
McGlinchey is pleased to announce that Amy Greenwood-Field has joined the firm’s Consumer Financial Services group as a Member (Partner) in the Washington, DC office. Amy focuses her practice on counseling financial institutions on a national basis in matters related to licensing and examinations, residential and commercial mortgage lending, consumer loans, debt collection, and cryptocurrency transactions. Before joining McGlinchey, Amy served as counsel at Dentons, where she represented financial service providers in regulatory, licensing, examination, enforcement, and compliance matters.
“We are excited to welcome Amy to McGlinchey,” said Mark Edelman, chair of the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice group. “Her experience will enhance our already robust national licensing practice and our money services business expertise. We look forward to providing our clients with legal strategy informed by her vast experience in many aspects of consumer finance law.”
A former state regulator for 15 years, Amy is a nationally recognized leader in Nationwide Multistate Licensing System (NMLS) compliance. She assists clients with compliance issues and interaction with regulatory agencies, on both the state and federal levels, regarding licensing, audits, examinations, and enforcement actions. Her skillset includes researching regulatory requirements and maintaining compliance with complex consumer finance regulatory demands.
“I was drawn to McGlinchey because of the depth of their financial services team,” Amy said. “I’ve worked alongside McGlinchey attorneys for years in various industry settings and they are colleagues for whom I have great respect. I look forward to growing my practice as part of this firm.”
“Amy is a wonderful addition to our D.C. office,” said Megan Ben’Ary, Managing Member of the Washington, DC office. “We are proud to provide exceptional legal and business counsel to our clients, and Amy’s impressive background will allow us to continue to meet this standard of excellence.”
Amy offers particular capabilities for FinTechs in transactions involving cryptocurrency, virtual currency, and digital assets. She also serves as the chair of the Money Transmitter Regulators Association (MTRA) Industry Advisory Council (MTRA). The committee consults, advises, and assists the MTRA Board of Directors on issues relating to money services business regulation.
With Amy’s hire, McGlinchey is the only firm to have attorneys serve in leadership roles across three major consumer financial services industry advisory councils. In addition to Amy’s role with the MTRA, Jeff Barringer serves as a member of the Industry Advisory Council for the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR) and Robert Savoie serves as an Industry Advisory Council member for the NMLS.
Amy received her J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2000. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska in 1997. She is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and Nebraska.