Nate Viebrock builds on a career of diverse legal experiences to offer his clients creative and actionable legal advice. Nate’s career in public service included a clerkship in Chicago at the Cook County Public Defender’s Office and employment at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, DC. Nate has also served as in-house product and regulatory counsel at nationally recognized and publicly traded FinTech companies and advised corporate clients on consumer protection matters at two of America’s largest law firms.
Nate is an accomplished practitioner in consumer financial services law and has experience counseling startups and established fintech clients on state and federal regulatory matters. He has advised clients on responsible and innovative product development in the areas of mortgage origination and servicing, auto finance, consumer lending, debt sales, and collections matters. He is well-versed in counseling clients on matters related to UDAAP, TILA, RESPA, FCRA, TCPA, and ECOA compliance. As an associate general counsel at a publicly traded financial technology company, Nate frequently advised his company on marketing and loan origination questions in addition to issues related to marketplace lending, broker-dealer and investment advisor services, state licensing, usury, data security, and bank partnership lending models. Having worked in-house and as a federal banking regulator, Nate is uniquely positioned to provide clients with insights into the goals of government regulators while also understanding the challenges that complex regulations can cause for financial services providers.
Nate has also led high-stakes internal investigations and counseled clients through the duration of state and federal government exams, investigations, and enforcement actions. Together with his experience clerking at three nationally recognized public defender offices, Nate understands that a government investigation or indictment can be devastating for clients. He has counseled individuals and companies on all stages of interacting with prosecutors and regulators, from criminal arrest to post-conviction relief and from civil investigation to trial preparation and settlement.
Nate is passionate about serving his community through his legal advocacy and frequently represents individuals that have been subjected to corporate or government malfeasance. He has represented individuals pursuing recoveries from some of the country’s largest lenders, energy companies, insurance providers, and staffing agencies.
Professional and Community Involvement
- American Bar Association
Consumer Financial Services Committee; Editor, Treatise on Consumer Financial Services
- Association of Corporate Counsel
Charlotte Chapter, 2018-2020
- Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Bar Leadership Institute, 2018
- Mecklenburg County Bar Foundation
Board of Directors, 2020
- Charlotte Regional Business Alliance
Board of Trustees, 2018-2020
- University of Georgia School of Law - Juris Doctor (JD), cum laude, 2011
- Ithaca College - Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Business Administration, 2005
- District of Columbia - Illinois, New York, North Carolina
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
“Professional. Empathic. Expertise.”