Kevin L. Petrasic is a partner in the Paul Hastings Global Banking practice, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. He advises banks and financial services firms on a wide array of regulatory, legislative, transactional and compliance issues. His practice area includes Dodd-Frank compliance, bank/thrift and holding company regulation, credit card and consumer financial compliance laws, UDAP issues, privacy and data breach, compliance laws impacting payments systems, mergers and acquisitions and other specialized transactions, bank/thrift powers and activities, legislative matters and analysis, mortgage market regulation, and corporate governance.
Kevin has broad government experience, including serving as Special Counsel, Managing Director of External Affairs, Director of Congressional Affairs, Legislative Counsel, and Assistant Chief Counsel at the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Thrift Supervision, as well as Counsel to the former House Banking Committee. Immediately prior to joining Paul Hastings, he worked extensively on the Federal government’s efforts to stem avoidable foreclosures and identify market-based solutions to the nation’s housing crisis. He also has more than 15 years experience preparing Congressional testimony and senior government officials to testify before Congressional Committees, including numerous major pieces of legislation addressed by the Federal Banking Agencies.