Dreher Tomkies LLP Attorneys at Law

Dreher Tomkies LLP
Attorneys at Law
2750 Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Telephone (614) 628-8000
Fax (614) 628-1600



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Attorney Profiles
Michael C. Tomkies 
Columbus, Ohio
Partner
phone 614-628-1603
fax 614-628-1600
email mtomkies@dltlaw.com

Areas of Practice:
Financial Services
Consumer Finance
Debt Collection Regulation
Mortgages
Credit Card Lending
Banking and Consumer-Related Regulation
Ohio and Multistate Compliance
Strategic Planning and Business Development
Regulatory Relations
Licensing and Charter Applications
Litigation Support
Other Transactional, Regulatory, Legislative and Compliance-Related Matters
Bar Admissions:
Ohio, 1986
District of Columbia, 1988
Education:
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1986, J.D.
Law Journal: Harvard Journal on Legislation, Editor; Comments Editor, 1983 - 1986


Hampden-Sydney College
B.A. 1983
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Honors: President's Award for Excellence, Social Sciences
Honors: Omicron Delta Epsilon
Honors: Phi Sigma Iota
Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa


Published Works:
Defining the Scope of Federal Preemption: State Farm, Exclusive Agents and Other Emerging Issues, 64 BUS. LAW 605, 2009


Regulating the Subprime Market: Finding the Right Balance, 17 BUS. LAW. Today 21, Jul/Aug, 2008


Preemption and Federalism Developments: Watters Under the Bridge, 63 BUS. LAW. 703, 2008


Mired in the Process?: The Future of State Bank Preemption, 62 BUS. LAW. 713, 2007


Editorial panel, The American Bar Association Guide to Credit & Bankruptcy, January, 2006


Developments in the Interstate Delivery of Consumer Financial Services, 50 BUS. LAW. 1093, 1995


Developments Regarding Interstate Lending and Non-Usury Theories Attacking Loan Charges, 48 CONSUMER FIN. L.Q. REP. 38, 1994


Developments in the Interstate Delivery of Consumer Financial Services: Location, Fees and Common Law, 49 BUS. LAW. 1325, 1994


Interstate Delivery of Consumer Financial Services: Credit Card Issuers Win Decisions in Greenwood Trust and Related Cases, 48 BUS. LAW. 1097, 1993


Interstate Consumer Credit Transactions: Card Issuers Win Fee Exortation Cases, 47 CONSUMER FIN. L.Q. REP. 105, 1993


Interstate Delivery of Consumer Financial Services: Greenwood Trust Decision Rendered, 47 BUS. LAW. 1251, 1992


Interstate Consumer Credit Transactions: Greenwood Trust and Other Developments, 46 CONSUMER FIN. L.Q. REP. 50, 1992


Developments in the Interstate Delivery of Consumer Financial Services, 46 BUS. LAW. 1223, 1991


Interstate Consumer Credit Transactions: Recent Developments, 43 CONSUMER FIN. L.Q. REP. 152, 1989


Classes/Seminars Taught:
Speaker, The New Regulatory Environment: What Healthcare Providers May Not Know About Consumer Credit Law…And How it Can Hurt Them,” Healthcare Financial Management Association, Compliance Webinar, 2013


Speaker, Payment Innovations: How technology is innovating the payment system, including non-traditional payment cards, Bitcoin digital currency and various unbanked and underbanked solutions, National Association of Consumer Credit Administrators/American Financial Services Association State Government Affairs and Legal Issues Forum, 2013


Roundtable, People to Know in Banking and Finance, Columbus Business First, 2013


Speaker, The Banking Law Institute and Executive Enterprises Institute, Payment Card Institute: Solicitation DOs and DON'Ts Workshops (various)


Will States Succeed in Watering Down National Banks' Preemption Rights, Co-Sponsor, American Bar Association, Spring Meeting of the Section of Business Law, 2007


Co-Chair, Bank Charters and Preemption Challenges: Where Do We Go From Here?, American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee, Winter Meeting, 2003


Co-Chair, It's A Small World After All: Consumer Financial Services In A Global Economy, American Bar Association Spring Meeting of the Section of Business Law, 2000


Chair, Interstate Telemarketing and Debt Collection, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, 1994


Speaker, American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee (various)


Speaker, American Financial Services Association, Law Committee (various)


Speaker, American Financial Services Association, State & Government Relations Committee (various)


Speaker, Business Without Borders: The Impact of NAFTA on the Industry and Regulators, American Financial Services Association, Administrators/Industry Program, 1994


Speaker, Merchants Research Council (various)


Speaker, Credit Card Bank Compliance Association (various)


Speaker, Columbus Bar Association, Financial Institutions Committee (various)


Speaker, North American Free Trade Agreement: Financial Services, Ohio CLE Institute


Speaker, Interstate Banking, Banking Law Institute


Speaker, National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys


ABA National Insititute on Consumer Financial Services, 2013


Honors and Awards:
People to Know in Banking and Finance, Columbus Business First, 2013


Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers


Professional Associations and Memberships:
American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
Fellow


Conference on Consumer Finance Law
Member, Governing Committee


American Bar Association, Business Law Section
Member


American Bar Association, Banking Law Committee
Vice Chair, Retail Banking and Consumer Law (former)


American Bar Association
Member, Banking Law Committee


American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee
Chair, Federal Preemption and Federalism Subcommittee (former)


American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee
Co-Chair, Preemption Task Force (former)


American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee
Vice-Chair, Publications Subcommittee (former)


American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee
Member


Ohio State Bar Association
Member


District of Columbia Bar Association
Member


Conference on Consumer Finance Law
Member