Meredith Fuchs is General Counsel of Plaid, a financial services infrastructure company.
She previously was Senior Vice President and Chief Regulatory Counsel at Capital One. In this capacity, Fuchs led the company’s horizontal regulatory legal function supporting all lines of business and corporate staff functions.
Ms. Fuchs served as General Counsel and Acting Deputy Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the "CFPB") after serving as Chief of Staff to CFPB Director Richard Cordray.
Prior to the CFPB, she held roles as the Chief Investigative Counsel of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, as Vice President and General Counsel at The National Security Archive at George Washington University, and as a litigation partner at Wiley, Rein & Fielding in Washington, D.C.
She has served as an officer on the D.C. Bar Board of Governors, and is the recipient of the American Library Association’s James Madison Award, and was named to the National Law Journal’s list of 75
Outstanding Women Lawyers. Ms. Fuchs served as a law clerk for Judge Patricia M. Wald on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Paul L. Friedman on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
She is a graduate of the New York University School of Law and the London School of Economics and Political Science