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Hudson Cook, LLP

Headquarters

7037 Ridge Road, Suite 300
Hanover, MD 21076
United States
(410) 684.3200

Firm Details

Focus on Consumer and Commercial Financial Services and Banking

Established in 1997, Hudson Cook, LLP focuses on state and federal consumer and commercial financial services, banking and privacy compliance, regulation, enforcement and supervision. From our offices around the country, we leverage the knowledge of our attorneys, who understand the complex and interrelated laws and regulations applicable to the consumer and commercial financial services and banking industries.

Hudson Cook provides legal advice to many different types of clients on diverse financial services issues, including:

  • Automotive and Personal Property Finance and Leasing
  • Banking
  • Business Funding
  • Credit and Debit Cards
  • Credit Reporting, Privacy and Data Security
  • Debt Collection Practices
  • Education Lending
  • FinTech
  • Government Investigations, Examinations and Enforcement
  • Litigation
  • Mortgage Lending and Servicing
  • Payment Systems
  • Small Dollar Lending and Alternative Consumer Financial Services


Our government investigations, examinations and enforcement practice, centered in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, has been working with our creditor clients for a number of years to help them prepare for examinations and resolve investigations and enforcement actions with federal regulators, such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Department of Justice, state regulators and state Attorneys General.  We are able to view legal issues from various perspectives, whether from the in-house counsel point of view or that of a government regulator.

Accomplished Legal Team

Hudson Cook boasts partners with experience in senior positions in regulatory agencies, including at the CFPB, FTC and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Others have held senior in-house positions at banks, auto finance entities, other financial services institutions and local state’s attorneys’ offices. The firm understands the business of consumer financial services, allowing it to anticipate opportunities or obstacles and identify solutions that advance client goals in the context of the particular operational environment. In acknowledgment of their prominent standing in consumer financial services law, many Hudson Cook attorneys hold or have held leadership positions in numerous legal and industry groups, as well as memberships in the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.

Our clients include established financial institutions as well as up and coming companies involved in the financial services industry. They include state education financing authorities, for-profit education institutions, education loan servicers, national and state banks, federal and state-chartered savings associations, bank and thrift holding companies, licensed finance companies and mortgage bankers, insurance and securities companies, investment banks, fintech companies and many other “e-commerce” firms.

Management

Demographics

Partners

Women: 15

African-American: 1

Asian: 1

Hispanic: 1

GLBT: 2

Men: 20

Caucasian: 31

Of Counsel

Women: 1

Men: 1

Caucasian: 2

Associates

Women: 6

Asian: 1

Multi-Racial: 1

Men: 6

Caucasian: 10

Other Lawyers

Men: 3

Caucasian: 3

Management / Department Heads

Women: 1

African-American: 1

Men: 4

Caucasian: 5

Paralegals

Women: 2

African-American: 1

Men: 1

Caucasian: 2

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 19

African-American: 6

Hispanic: 1

Multi-Racial: 1

Men: 6

Caucasian: 15

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Maryland in Financial Services Regulation Law with 5 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Hanover with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hanover in Financial Services Regulation Law with 5 lawyers

About Our Clients

Respected consumer finance boutique, recognized for its strength in state and federal regulatory compliance, notably including issues involving auto lending and credit finance. Well experienced in handling matters before the CFPB. Hudson Cook forges long-lasting relationships with clients stretching over decades. They count among their clients the largest players in consumer finance, banking, and investment industries, including JP Morgan Chase, N.A., Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, N.A., BBVA Compass Bank, Citibank, N.A., Nissan North America, Inc., Ford Motor Credit, General Motors Financial, Toyota Financial Services, Inc., CarMax, LendingClub, Inc., Harley-Davidson, Experian, TransUnion, Reynolds and Reynolds, Cox Automotive, Inc., and RouteOne.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Privacy and Data Security Law

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Office Locations

United States

United States

California

California

Santa Ana, CA

Six Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 840

Santa Ana, CA 92707

United States

(714) 263.0420

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Connecticut

Connecticut

New Haven, CT

Building One, Unit Seven, Third Floor

85 Willow Street

New Haven, CT 06511

United States

(203) 776.1911

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

1909 K Street, NW, Fourth Floor

Washington, DC 20006

United States

(202) 223.6930

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Maine

Maine

Portland, ME

22 Free Street, Suite 205

Portland, ME 04101

United States

(207) 541.9550

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Maryland

Maryland

Hanover, MD

7037 Ridge Road, Suite 300

Hanover, MD 21076

United States

(410) 684.3200

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Fall River, MA

Annex Second Floor, Suite Three

1822 North Main Street

Fall River, MA 02720

United States

(774) 365.4758

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Michigan

Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

3025 Boardwalk Street, Suite 120

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

United States

(734) 369.2786

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New York

New York

Great Neck, NY

1010 Norther Boulevard, Suite 208

Great Neck, NY 11021

United States

(516) 252.2140

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

8524 South Western Avenue, Suite 114

Oklahoma City, OK 73139

United States

(405) 602.3812

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA

21 South Church Street, First Floor

West Chester, PA 19382

United States

(610) 430.1818

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Tennessee

Tennessee

Ooltewah, TN

9431 Bradmore Lane, Suite 201

Ooltewah, TN 37363

United States

(423) 490.7560

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Texas

Texas

Fort Worth, TX

500 Main Street, Suite 310

Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States

(682) 350.9150

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Virginia

Virginia

Richmond, VA

10800 Midlothian Turnpike, Suite 307

Richmond, VA 23235

United States

(804) 212.1170

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