Veronica McGregor is a partner in Goodwin’s Financial Industry, Banking, Consumer Financial Services and FinTech practices. With particular expertise in the banking and consumer financial services sectors, Ms. McGregor has extensive experience across all aspects of the payments and consumer lending landscape. She advises a broad array of companies including banks, payment system providers, wireless carriers, gaming developers, virtual property trading platforms, online and physical retailers, social networking companies, online service providers and software application developers.

Ms. McGregor’s practice focuses on a wide range of financial services matters, including emerging payment systems, money transmission, payment cards, near field communication mobile payment and remote payment programs, loyalty and “points” programs, unclaimed property, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, and the financial privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. She also has broad experience with consumer financial protection laws and regulations, including the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and state and federal licensing and registration schemes.

Ms. McGregor was previously a partner with Hogan Lovells, and also practiced as of counsel at Jones Day and Perkins Coie, respectively. She joined Goodwin in 2016.

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  • Provided regulatory and commercial advice to the world’s leading provider of smartphones in the development of a well-publicized, cutting-edge payments app.*
  • Provided strategic advice on virtual currencies for a major financial institution.*
  • Provided regulatory guidance to an online travel company.*
  • Provided regulatory advice to an online daily deals company in connection with payments and co-branded credit card.*
  • Represented an online tax preparation service in co-branded prepaid card program.*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Activities

Ms. McGregor is active in the American Bar Association, currently serving as Vice-Chair of the Consumer Financial Services Committee. She also serves on the Editorial Board of FinTech Law Report. Ms. McGregor previously served as Chair of the California State Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee, and is former President of the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.

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J.D., 1998
University of California Hastings College of the Law
B.A., 1994
San Francisco State University



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