Mary Donohue is an Associate in Vedder Price’s Chicago office and a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions group.
Ms. Donohue counsels banks, financial institutions and FinTech clients in regard to mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, and regulatory and compliance matters.
Ms. Donohue represents clients with respect to various regulatory matters, including advising client for internal investigations, preparing for regulatory exams and responding to enforcement actions by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Board of the Federal Reserve Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Association (NCUA), and state regulators. She also frequently advises clients on new products and service rollout and compliance with federal and state banking and consumer finance statutes. Ms. Donohue also assists financial institutions and corporations and their officers, directors, and shareholders in connection with mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate finance, corporate governance, and regulatory and compliance matters.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Ms. Donohue worked in Mergers and Acquisitions and Venture Capital for a Chicago-area law firm. She has experience working in-house at a proprietary trading firm, and externed in FINRA’s Division of Enforcement, assisting regulatory attorneys in bringing enforcement actions against member broker-dealer firms.
Ms. Donohue received her law degree from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law and her undergraduate degree from DePaul University. While in law school, she was a Senior Editor for the Journal of Regulatory Compliance, a Captain of her school’s American Bar Association Negotiations Team, and President of Women’s Law Society.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2020
- DePaul University, B.A., 2017
- Illinois, 2021