Michael Freedman
General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, & Secretary to the BoardBorrowersFirst
Michael Freedman joined BorrowersFirst as a Founding Employee in July 2013. Mike has over twenty years of experience as legal counsel to the world’s most competitive financial institutions. As General Counsel, Chief Compliance Office, and Secretary to the Board of Directors, he leads the legal, regulatory, compliance, and corporate governance initiatives of the Company. Freedman also advises the Company on a wide variety of business matters, including playing an integral role in the Company’s capital markets and fundraising efforts.

Mike had a long, successful career as a partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and as senior counsel at Chapman and Cutler. His notable career-long clients include Capital One, MBNA/Bank of America, and Discover. He also advised consumer finance clients on a range of corporate, securities, and regulatory matters.

Michael Freedman holds a JD from American University Washington College of Law, and a BA in Philosophy from Duke University.