Deputy General Counsel and Chief Counsel, North America, Risk and Merchant Solutions
Julie Rottenberg is the Deputy General Counsel and Chief Counsel, North America, Risk and Merchant Solutions at Visa Inc. She serves as Visa’s lead lawyer in North America and manages the legal support for issuing, acquiring, and merchant client partners. Julie also directs legal support for Risk, including Visa’s response to breach events and overall brand protection. As Deputy General Counsel, she manages the overall operations of the Legal and Compliance function. Previously, she managed Visa’s U.S. litigation portfolio and certain global litigation and regulatory issues. Before joining Visa in 2008, she was a partner at Arnold & Porter, LLP managing civil litigation, including complex class action, product liability and antitrust matters. Julie served as a judicial clerk to Judge Samuel Wilson, United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia and Judge Robert Beezer, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She holds a J.D., with highest honors, from George Washington University, and a B.A., cum laude, from San Diego State University.