Yvette Badu-Nimako is a Counsel at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where she contributes to the formulation, implementation, and interpretation of laws, regulations, and rules within the agency’s purview.

Prior to joining the CFPB, Professor Badu-Nimako was the Interim Executive Director of the National Urban League’s Washington Bureau, where she led the office’s work in advancing economic empowerment priorities for Black and underserved communities. Her legal background includes roles as Senior Counsel and Democratic Legislative Director for the House Oversight Committee under Chairman Elijah E. Cummings, where she led investigations into the applications of Artificial Intelligence in both private and public sectors and its impact on consumers; as an Attorney Advisor at the U.S. Department of Justice; and as Counsel for House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries. Professor Badu-Nimako has also effectively managed government oversight and investigations and legislative priorities for the CFPB and Match Group (global technology parent company of Tinder, Match.com, and Hinge). In addition to teaching at Georgetown Law, Professor Badu-Nimako is a Lecturer at the University of Texas’s Archer Center, where she teaches students about government oversight and investigations, statutory drafting, and policy.

Professor Badu-Nimako received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. in Government and English from Georgetown University.