Partner, Consumer Financial Services Practice Group
Akerman is recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking law firms in the industry. We are known for our results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate, and other dynamic sectors. We are consistently ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States, with a reach that extends throughout the Americas and to 35 countries.
Practice focuses on helping lenders, financial and regulatory technology companies, banks, investors, and other financial services providers navigate issues arising under financial services laws, including TILA, HMDA, ECOA, FCRA, GLBA, EFTA, and RESPA. Helps operationalize state and federal laws and regulations, ranging from implementing the recent HMDA amendments to assessing program compliance with information privacy, data breach, and cybersecurity requirements. Counsels fintechs, regtechs, and vendors on developing and maintaining compliant technology and data systems. Advises on transactional matters, evaluates UDAAP risk, provides guidance on state licensing issues, and interfaces with government agencies on behalf of clients.