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Keisha Whitehall Wolfe is Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley, LLP, where she assists financial services clients on a variety of licensing and regulatory matters.

Ms. Whitehall Wolfe’s practice includes advising clients on:

  • Federal and state compliance requirements, including Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE Act) and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) compliance
  • Licensing and regulation of residential and commercial mortgage lenders, brokers, and servicers; consumer lenders; installment lenders; debt collectors; payment processors, financial technology companies, money transmitters and other money services businesses (MSB)
  • Origination and mortgage servicing rights related state and federal laws and regulations; state mortgage loan originator work from home guidance; MSB-related activities, and advertising and collection practices
  • Regulatory compliance, state examination and enforcement matters, and the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) functionality

Prior to joining Buckley, Ms. Whitehall Wolfe was counsel at two Am Law 100 firms and served as acting deputy commissioner at the State of Maryland Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation.

Ms. Whitehall Wolfe received her J.D. from the University of Baltimore and her B.S. from Fairleigh Dickinson University (magna cum laude).

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  • J.D., University of Baltimore, 2005
  • B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1999 (magna cum laude)


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Government Service

    • Acting deputy commissioner, State of Maryland Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation

Memberships & Involvements

  • Member, Character Committee, 2nd Appellate Circuit Court of Maryland

    Member, Money Transmitter Regulatory Association (MTRA) - Industry Advisory Counsel

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