Founding Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Fair Lending & Equal Opportunity

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Patrice Ficklin, Founding Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Fair Lending & Equal Opportunity

Patrice Ficklin
Founding Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Fair Lending & Equal Opportunity

The Office of FLEO coordinates the CFPB’s efforts to fulfill its responsibilities to ensure fair, equitable and nondiscriminatory access to credit.

Patrice Ficklin's prior experience includes negotiating complex transactions and leading teams engaged in counseling industry and consumer advocate organizations on regulatory compliance, consumer protection, fair lending, fair housing and fair employment.

Ficklin has mediated employment discrimination claims and arbitrated individual lending discrimination claims made by Black farmers in Pigford v. Glickman, a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Ficklin is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School.