Emily C. Cellier

Emily C. Cellier


Practice Areas

  • Small Business Funding
  • Consumer Lending
  • Private Label and General Purpose Credit Card Lending
  • State and Federal Regulatory Compliance
  • Money Transmitting
  • Licensing and Chartering of Institutions
  • Legislative and Regulatory Solutions
  • Retail Sales Financing
  • Health Care and Medical Financing
  • Student Lending
  • Earned Wage Access and Payroll Products


  • The Ohio State University College of Law
    • J.D., 2012
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Ohio State Law Journal, Ohio State Moot Court Team, Cali Awards: Contracts, Legal Negotiations, Lawyers & the Media, Trial Practice, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Recipient of the Judge Joseph H. Harter Memorial Award for academic achievement in the area of Trial Practice
  • Asbury University
    • B.A., 2009
    • Honors: summa cum laude


  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 2012

Published Works

  • Ohio’s and Other States’ COVID-19 Response: How Should Lenders Accommodate Borrowers, CONSUMER FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW REPORT, May 5, 2020
  • Co Author, True Lender: An Old Legal Concept Getting New Attention 71 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 278 (2018)

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association: Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, Vendor Management in the Age of Financial Innovation, Columbus Bar Association Financial Services Committee Meeting, Columbus, OH, May 22, 2018
  • Speaker, CFPB Update, Ohio State Bar Association Banking Law Institute, Columbus, OH, Nov. 15, 2017
  • Speaker, CFPB Arbitration Rules, Columbus Bar Association, Columbus, OH, Jan. 24, 2017

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Junior League of Columbus

Current Employment Position

  • Associate