Consumer Financial Services Enforcement & Government Investigations

For many consumer finance businesses, government investigations and enforcement actions are an unfortunate reality in today’s world, and you need a partner that will help you manage the risks associated with such matters. Goodwin has substantial experience representing banks, non-bank lenders and servicers, student loan companies, credit card issuers, auto finance companies, debt collectors, non-traditional finance companies, and other market participants in responding to government investigations, defending enforcement actions, and managing administrative, criminal, and private proceedings.

Goodwin’s Consumer Financial Services Enforcement practice is nationwide in scope, and includes matters involving many different federal and state agencies and officials, such as:

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal and State Banking and Financial Services Regulatory Agencies, including the Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Federal Reserve Board (Fed), and Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)
  • Office of Inspector General and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices
  • State Attorneys General + District Attorneys