Nick Tiger joined Capital One as in-house counsel in 2017 and practices in the areas of state and federal banking regulation and consumer protection. Nick recently served an active 2 year term appointment to Capital One‚Äôs Legal Diversity & Inclusion Executive Committee. He regularly works with executives across the industry to champion important inclusion initiatives, such as revising outside counsel engagement agreements to add clauses related to diversity and inclusion expectations. Recently, he has taken over as co-lead for Lavender Link Webinars, an in-house practice series organized by the National LGBT Bar Association that drives for interconnectivity and inclusion in the Legal profession. In addition to being passionate about diversity in the legal field, he has also been widely recognized for his pro bono service where he has appeared in contested removal proceedings before the Board of Immigration Appeals. He was recently named a finalist for the 2019 Volunteer of the Year award for the Greater Washington DC metro area. Nick is currently enrolled in Industrial-Organizational coursework and thinking about going for a Masters. He received his J.D. with an emphasis in International Law from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. While in school, Nicholas clerked for both a Federal Magistrate Judge in the Western District of Missouri and an Administrative Court of Appeals Judge abroad in Guanajuato, Mexico. He also holds a B.A. from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. He can normally be found fixing up his cabin on top of Bull Run Mountain in the beautiful Blueridge of Virginia.
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