Mercedes K. Tunstall

Pillsbury Winthrop Saw Pittman LLP

MERCEDES TUNSTALL is a Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Saw Pittman LLP. Ms. Tunstall is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Law (J.D. 1998), where she was Assistant Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law. Ms. Tunstall counsels clients on compliance with consumer financial services laws, including unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts or practices, as well as the investigations, rulemakings, and proceedings of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission. She has substantial experience working with clients to develop new financial products and services, including mobile wallets, virtual currencies, and prepaid cards. She also works with clients from a spectrum of industries on mobile and other e-commerce initiatives, privacy and cybersecurity issues, and the use of social networking sites for marketing, customer service, and crowdsourcing purposes. She has testified on virtual currencies before two subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.