Obrea Poindexter is one of the most sought-after and highly regarded payments and lending lawyers in the financial services industry. Obrea specializes in financial services regulation, privacy and payments systems. She counsels clients on complex regulatory issues related to credit, debit and prepaid cards and emerging payment systems, such as mobile payment systems and person-to-person payments. Obrea is the go-to regulatory and transaction counsel for emerging companies and large financial institutions, retailers and technology companies. She is known for providing innovative solutions and value to her clients, who benefit from her strategic insights, deep financial services experience and understanding of the industry.

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She has a wealth of knowledge in financial services regulation and has a very good grasp of the law. – Chambers USA

  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, 1994

  • Howard University
    BA, 1990

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia


  • American Bar Association

  • American College of Consumer Financial Services

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Nationwide – Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)