Nick Vlietstra is a Partner in Dorsey’s Finance & Restructuring Group. Nick has expertise in consumer law and regulation, government investigations and inquiries, workplace investigations, and working with regulators, including the Federal Reserve, the OCC, and the CFPB. He also has extensive experience in advising banks and their executive management on a wide range of high-stakes and sensitive legal issues involving legal and reputational risk, complex litigation, and nuanced business and consumer disputes.
Prior to joining the Firm, Nick was U.S. Bancorp’s Deputy General Counsel and previously its Chief Consumer Banking Counsel and its Chief Litigation Counsel. In his twelve years there, Nick advised and led legal support for all of its consumer banking and payments businesses, including consumer lending, branch banking, credit and prepaid cards, residential mortgage, and collections. Nick also oversaw all of the company’s litigation, employment and investigation matters nationwide, for all lines of business.
Nick has tried cases in state and federal court and in commercial and labor arbitrations.