Consumer finance regulatory and compliance, litigation, state and federal enforcement actions, supervisory examinations
Provides strategic, business-focused advice to clients who offer a variety of financial services, including national and state-chartered banks, national mortgage lenders and servicers, automotive and personal property finance companies, installment lenders, and online lenders. Particular experience assisting clients with issues concerning the federal RESPA, FDCPA, TCPA, TILA, Article 9 of the UCC, and prohibitions against UDAAP. Frequently advises clients on compliance with state lending and licensing laws and state debt collection laws and regulations. Works on high-profile federal investigations and supervisory examinations, including actions brought by the FTC and CFPB. Represents clients in single-party and class action litigation and federal and state enforcement actions. Represents clients in matters before the FCC, including multiple petitions seeking declaratory rulings and exemptions under the TCPA.
American, Louisiana State, New Orleans, and Federal Bar Associations; Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Governing Committee; Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow; Louisiana Bankers Association; Mortgage Bankers Association; Online Lenders Alliance; ACA International
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D. (2005); Loyola University New Orleans, B.B.A., Economics and Political Science (2002)