Jonice Gray Tucker





Buckley Sandler LLC



Jonice Gray Tucker is a partner with Buckley Sandler LLP. Ms. Tucker represents corporate and individual clients in matters initiated by government regulators as well as in private civil litigation. She also conducts internal investigations on behalf of corporations and counsels clients on compliance with consumer protection laws.


Ms. Tucker focuses a substantial portion of her practice on representations involving government investigations, enforcement actions, and examinations. She has been representing financial institutions in matters involving the CFPB since it was first established, now having served as lead counsel in a host of compliance, supervision, and enforcement matters. Beyond her CFPB work, Ms. Tucker has represented institutions in matters initiated by the DOJ, HUD, FTC, FRB, FDIC, FHFA, and the OCC, as well as state Attorneys General.


Ms. Tucker also has significant experience handling complex civil litigation involving financial institutions. Such cases have included cases brought by private plaintiffs as well as landmark cases brought by government entities.


Ms. Tucker has been recognized in Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the category of Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations), and she has been recognized in Super Lawyers in the areas of banking, consumer law, and civil litigation defense. Ms. Tucker also serves on the Board of Regents of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.


Ms. Tucker has published articles on a wide-variety of legal issues impacting financial institutions and is a frequent speaker on the industry, particularly on matters relating to the CFPB. She has been featured in Washingtonian magazine’s Top Lawyers issue in an article focusing on the path to partnership, the “Meet the Women Rainmakers” segment of Law Practice Today, in Law360’s Rainmaker series, and in Law360’s Minority Powerbroker series. She also was selected for Legal BisNow’s 2015 Edition of 40 Top Lawyers Under 40. 


Ms. Tucker is active in the American Bar Association, where she serves as Vice-Chair of the Banking Law Committee. She also serves as the Chair of the Fair Access to Services Subcommittee of the ABA’s Consumer Financial Services Committee.


Ms. Tucker serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, the Board of Trustees for the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, and the Advisory Board for the Ron Brown Scholar Program. Ms. Tucker received her J.D. from Yale Law School and her B.A. from the University of Virginia (Phi Beta Kappa).




See Jonice on Tuesday's General Session line up during the panel entitled: "President Trump, the Future of the CFPB and the Loyal Opposition."