Platform team

Marla Kanemitsu

provides strategic consulting services for Tusk and its portfolio companies, focusing on the development of regulatory and growth strategies for the fintech and ecommerce sectors.

In her over 20 years of experience, she has advised companies across a broad range of sectors, including consumer financial services, insurance, retail, ecommerce, labor, manufacturing, and non-profit.

Prior to joining Tusk, Marla practiced law in the private sector, where she counseled clients on risk management and litigation strategies and provided advice on state and federal regulatory issues. Marla also has extensive experience representing companies in complex disputes, including government investigations, regulatory proceedings, class action litigation, mediation, and other proceedings across the country and internationally. 

Marla previously practiced law as a partner at a national firm, where she was recognized for her work by The Legal 500, Benchmark Plaintiff, and Best Lawyers in America. She was also awarded a “Women Worth Watching” distinction by Profiles in Diversity Journal.  She earned her J. D. from Cornell Law School and her B.A. from the University of Texas.  She is based in our Chicago office.