Kevin Petrasic CLE Attorney

Kevin Petrasic


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Kevin Petrasic is widely known for his work in advising leading U.S. and international financial institutions on core bank regulatory issues, critical compliance and policy matters, and risks arising from innovative financial technology. The breadth and sophistication of Kevin’s practice, his long relationships with leading US and international financial institutions, and his broad government experience–including service in senior posts with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Thrift Supervision and the House Banking Committee–have equipped him to develop practical solutions informed by a deep understanding of regulators’ perspectives, priorities and constantly evolving policy objectives. Kevin’s clients have a particularly high regard for his ability to provide exceptional advice on complex and emerging issues involving both traditional and nontraditional bank charters, such as industrial loan company and special purpose national bank FinTech charters, regtech and artificial intelligence solutions for financial firms, and anti-money laundering issues and OFAC compliance.

Kevin has extensive experience in Dodd-Frank compliance, bank/thrift and holding company regulation, enforcement and transactional matters, troubled bank issues; credit card and consumer financial compliance laws, UDAAP issues, cybersecurity and data privacy/protection issues, compliance laws impacting payments systems, mergers and acquisitions, depository institution powers and activities, cross border regulation of financial firms, legislative matters and analysis, mortgage market regulation, and corporate governance.