Each month, Touro Law Center’s Alumni and Development Office recognizes one outstanding
alum for his or her contribution to the legal field, service to the law school,
or other outstanding achievement. If you would like to nominate a fellow alum, please
contact Kristin Matthews, Director of Development and Alumni Relations at 631.761.7063
or via e-mail.
Vice President and Counsel, Capital One Bank
Touro Law Center's Office of Alumni and Development is proud to announce that Indira Edwards ’05 has been selected for the month of March. Ms. Edwards was an active member of the Touro community while attending law school and remains engaged through Touro Law Center’s Alumni Council, as well as attending various alumni and student events throughout the years. Her accomplished career is highlighted in the bio below. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Indira Edwards.
Indira T. Edwards currently serves as Vice President and Counsel at Capital One Bank. She joined Capital One in 2006 with its acquisition of North Fork Bank. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Capital One Bank has nearly 1,000 branch locations across Connecticut, District of Columbia, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia and offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients.
Indira’s responsibilities primarily fall within Capital One’s Consumer/Branch Distribution segment. Her responsibilities include providing legal advice on branch banking operations and training, contracts/third party agreements, new product initiatives, retail deposit compliance support, client disputes, trust and asset management, subpoena compliance support, and consumer lending compliance.
Prior to joining the Capital One’s legal department, Indira was an Accounting Manager at a private company in Manhattan
. Indira also worked in North Fork
’s Corporate Accounting department as a Staff Accountant.
Indira received her Juris Doctorate from Touro Law School
in 2005 and her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Adelphi University
. While at Touro, Indira was an active member of the law school community. She was a teaching assistant for the Legal Education Access Program, a member of the Executive Board of the Black Law Students Association and a member of the National Black Law Students Association. In light of her contributions she received a Community Service Award in 2004 and an award for Exemplary Contributions to the Quality of Student Life in 2005.
Indira is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and Suffolk County Bar Association. She is also an active member of the Touro Law School Alumni Council, volunteering at various student-alumni networking receptions, accepted student receptions and participating as a guest speaker at The Boardroom Speaker Series: Student -Alumni Roundtable discussion. Indira is also a volunteer attorney for the City Bar Association Lawyers Foreclosure Intervention Network, assisting homeowners in understanding and assessing their options to avoid foreclosure.
Indira is licensed to practice law in New York
and New Jersey