Jonice Gray Tucker





Buckley LLP



Jonice Gray Tucker is a founding partner with Buckley LLP and a member of the Firm’s partner governing board. Ms. Tucker specializes in work with banks, non-bank financial institutions, and other companies providing financial products and services. Ms. Tucker focuses a substantial portion of her practice on escalated supervision matters, investigations, and enforcement actions, having served as counsel in matters involving the DOJ, CFPB,  HUD, FTC, prudential banking regulators, and state regulators, including state Attorneys General, the NYDFS, and the California DBO among others. Ms. Tucker also counsels clients on compliance with laws governing financial services, conducts internal investigations, and represents clients in complex civil litigation. 


Ms. Tucker has been recognized in Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the category of Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations) as well as in Super Lawyers (Consumer Law, Civil Litigation Defense, and Banking), Best Lawyers (Banking and Finance Law), and Legal 500 (Litigation). Ms. Tucker also has been featured in Washingtonian magazine’s Top Lawyers issue, the “Meet the Women Rainmakers” segment of Law Practice Today, in Law360’s Rainmaker series, and in Law360’s Minority Powerbroker series.  In 2018, she received MCCA’s Rainmaker Award and also was recognized by Savoy as one of the nation’s Most Influential Black Lawyers.


Ms. Tucker is Chair of the American Bar Association’s Banking Law Committee, which has more than 2,000 members. She serves on the Board of Regents of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers and on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia. 


Ms. Tucker holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and B.A. from the University of Virginia (Phi Beta Kappa).