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Overview

Madeeha’s deep understanding and knowledge of financial regulatory matters from government agencies makes her the go-to resource for compliance issues and interpretation of complex consumer finance laws.

As someone who has deeply analyzed and interpreted impactful rules, laws and legislation, Madeeha brings an innate understanding to the financial regulatory environment within multiple government agencies. She closely monitors key legislative and administrative activities and simplifies, distills and summarizes new rules for the benefit of her clients working in financial services and compliance.

She has a great understanding of specific laws and regulations, including:

  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Access Act
  • The Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z (TILA)
  • The Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML)
  • Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Manual
  • Electronic Fund Transfer Act and Regulation E (EFTA)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • New Markets Tax Credits

Madeeha has previously provided real estate advisory services to universities, hospitals and non-profit institutions regarding the development of publicly owned lands. She built strong relationships with both the public sector and private sector and served as a liaison between the two to further economic development within those regions. She also has advised on cost-effective alternatives for financing real estate development, including New Markets Tax Credits, EB-5 financing and Community Development Block Grants.


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Education

  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law
    • Senior Staff, American University Business Law Review
    • VP of Alumni Relations, Business Law Society
  • B.S., University of Southern California
    • Member, Phi Alpha Delta
    • Assistant Director of Diversity Affairs, Undergraduate Student Government (USG)
    • Volunteer, Teaching International Relations Program
    • Mentor, Women and Youth Supporting Each Other

Admissions

  • California

Not licensed to practice in Minnesota.

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Minnesota Women Lawyers

Languages

  • Spanish, conversational
  • Urdu, conversational


*Madeeha works remotely. For a virtual or in-person meeting, please contact Madeeha via email or phone. For mail or other deliveries, please use the firm's Los Angeles office address.
Experience
  • Monitored and composed daily updates on how a wide range of federal financial rules were trending, including the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z), electronic fund transfers (Regulation E), equal credit opportunity (Regulation B), and community reinvestment (Regulation BB).
  • Composed in-depth analyses of complex topics impacted by state and federal laws such as requirements around savings and deposits, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Access Act, privacy and data security, and anti-money laundering initiatives.
  • Ensured internal compliance programs by reviewing examination manuals from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), including the Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual.
  • Provided real estate advisory services to universities, hospitals and non-profit institutions that were developing publicly owned lands for uses that furthered economic development.
  • Assisted and advised non-profit institutions with options such as New Markets Tax Credits, EB-5 financing, Community Development Block Grants and grant funding.
Outside the Office

Madeeha stays busy with her loving family.

Madeeha and her husband enjoy sharing new experiences with their two young children, who are 4 and 2. They love food, hiking, going to beaches, museums, and all types of festivals, and spending time with friends and family. Madeeha and her husband’s family and friends are spread out all over the country (and world), so when they have the free time, they enjoy traveling to visit them.

Community Leadership
  • Neighborhood Legal Services, Los Angeles, Volunteer

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