Justin Carlson serves as Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel for Velocity Solutions. Prior to joining Velocity, Justin was an attorney at Western Union, where he provided legal support for their business in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Justin handled anti-money laundering and other financial service regulatory issues, contracts, consumer protection, data privacy, and other matters and represented the company before financial regulators. Justin also previously worked for Morgan & Finnegan LLP, an intellectual property law firm in New York City.
Justin attended American University in Washington DC, earning his law degree and a Masters in International Affairs. He received his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in Boston, majoring in international relations with a minor in biotechnology engineering. In addition to serving on the Hispanic National Bar Foundation’s board, Justin served as counsel to the Western Union Foundation, and is also an active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Justin is originally from Miami, Florida. He is an avid traveler, sports fan and enjoys fishing and scuba diving whenever he gets the chance.