Deb Thoren-Peden
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


Deborah Thoren-Peden focuses her Chambers-ranked corporate practice on banking, electronic commerce, privacy, anti-money laundering and Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations.

Deb co-leads Pillsbury’s Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy team; its Fintech, Payments & Blockchain team, its Consumer & Retail industry team, and its Unclaimed Property Team. She represents and advises fintech companies, bank and non-bank financial institutions (both domestic and international), money transmitters, retailers, automotive and a variety of other types of companies. She is also a recognized authority with respect to the Bank Secrecy Act and the Patriot Act.

Deb is one of the leading attorneys in the country in the field of electronic payments, stored value/prepaid access, gift and rewards programs. Her area of practice includes the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, state money transmitter licensure laws, NACHA Rules, state and federal laws and regulations related to money services businesses and financial institutions. She is an advisor to the board of WesPay and is a member of NACHA’s Payment Innovation Alliance and other payments-related working groups.

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