Full Name
Christy Freer
Job Title
Deputy General Counsel
Speaker Bio
Christy Freer currently serves as Lead Corporate Counsel for Plaid, a late-stage fintech company with a mission to unlock financial freedom for everyone. Christy covers corporate governance, finance, M&A and investments at Plaid, and is widely viewed as a strategic business partner and mentor to others in the finance industry.

Christy previously was Counsel in Mayer Brown's Banking & Finance practice group, where she led development of the firm's capabilities in Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing and served as a key client relationship manager and leader of the NextGen initiative, fostering networking opportunities for young lawyers and their in-house counterparts. Prior to her time at Mayer Brown, Christy spent 7 years at Capital One, where she led legal support for the Treasury department, including coverage of secured and unsecured financing, M&A financing, capital markets disclosure, derivatives and portfolio management. Christy also served as a leader on Capital One's pro bono committee. She spent the first 8 years of her legal career in big law at Jones Day and at Orrick, working on a wide range of transactional and governance matters in the financing industry, with specialized expertise in securitization.
Christy Freer