Patricia N. Vercelli (’97)
Patricia Vercelli is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Airlines for America. She brings to the association more than 20 years of experience in the airline financial services industry. Ms. Vercelli is responsible for A4A’s legal and corporate governance, overseeing the General Counsel’s office and providing corporate secretary functions. Ms. Vercelli joins A4A from UATP, the airline-owned travel payment system. UATP was formerly a division of A4A and for 15 years. She managed the legal affairs of UATP, guiding them through multifaceted regulatory hurdles in the international arena relative to streamlining the payment processing of transactions between UATP airline members and corporate customers. Prior to joining UATP, Ms. Vercelli worked for Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP and Sallie Mae, Inc.
A member in good standing with multiple bar associations, she holds a Master of Laws in International Law (LL.M.) from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor (JD) from The American University Washington College of Law.