Frank Salinger runs a boutique law practice helping financial services companies and their trade associations unravel federal and state legislative and regulatory knots that impede business.
Before establishing his practice, he headed the government relations department for a leading issuer of MasterCard® consumer and small business payment cards where he also directed the corporate compliance and community reinvestment act functions.
Frank formerly headed the government relations programs for the American Financial Services Association and the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association. His experience as a legislative staffer, operations-oriented financial services lawyer, chief corporate compliance officer and outside director of an FDIC-insured bank give him a real world overview of policy challenges facing business.
A frequent speaker on financial services, political and lobbying issues, he has spoken at American Bar Association meetings in Chicago, London New York, and Washington, DC and has addressed groups including: Association of Finance Banks of Argentina, Japan Association of Finance Houses, Manufactured Housing Institute, Merchant’s Research Council, National Assumption of Industrial Bankers, National Home Equity Mortgage Association, National Association of Consumer Credit Administrators, Women Impacting Public Policy, Women in Government Relations, as well as state banking and financial services associations throughout the country.
A graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, he is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland.
Frank is a Life Member of the Republican National Lawyers Association and currently serves on the Board of Governors. He is listed in Who’s Who in American Law.