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About Nina Frant

Nina is special counsel in our dispute resolution group with over a decade of public and private sector experience in the cross-section of policy and law. Based in Washington, DC, her practice focuses on government regulatory investigations with an emphasis on consumer protection and data, privacy and cybersecurity. At Freshfields, Nina represents clients in internal investigations and risk assessments, and provides practical advice in navigating regulatory inquiries. She also counsels companies on product design, compliance, and regulatory strategy in complex, highly regulated industries.

Nina is a seasoned investigator who has served in high-ranking government roles throughout her career. Before joining Freshfields, Nina was an Attorney Adviser to Commissioner Christine S. Wilson of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In that role, she counseled on consumer protection enforcement efforts, rulemakings, Congressional oversight, and policy initiatives, including investigations and rules related to privacy, data security, consumer financial practices, advertising, and marketing practices.

Most recently, Nina served as the Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce consumer policy program, regularly interacting with members of Congress, industry partners, consumer groups, media and regulators. While with the U.S. Chamber, she developed and implemented advocacy, messaging and coalition strategies to address issues and regulations related to data security and privacy, marketing and advertising practices and consumer financial products and services.

Nina also has government experience at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the Office of Supervision Policy. There she collaborated with cross-bureau stakeholders to revise and develop collection rules, provided legal counsel to examination teams and trained CFPB stakeholders on federal laws, regulations and policies related to Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices, collections, furnishing and origination issues.

Nina previously worked as an associate at international law firms and served as in-house counsel to one of America’s largest multinational financial services company.



  • Howard University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences (B.A.)


  • Awarded Director’s Mission Achievement Award for leadership of a cross-Bureau task force to create the CFPB’s international supervision program.


  • District of Columbia