Gil Rudolph

Co-Chair, Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Financial Regulatory and Compliance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Corporate
  • Automotive Dealerships
  • Real Estate
  • Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.530.8575
Fax: 202.974.2458
University Arizona State University, B.A., 1967
Law SchoolUniversity of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1973 Order of the Coif, Editorial Board, University of Cincinnati Law Review
Admitted1973, District of Columbia; Arizona; California
Memberships Century City Bar Association; American Bar Association.
BornLos Angeles, California, August 23, 1946

Gil Rudolph is Co-Chair of the firm's Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice. Gil focuses his practice on the representation of mortgage lenders and servicers, finance companies, banks, title insurance companies and other consumer financial service providers in regulatory and litigation matters. Gil also represents various alternative financial service providers including payday lenders, check cashers, pawn and auto title lenders. He additionally represents various participants in the credit, debit, and prepaid card issuance and processing industries.

Areas of Concentration

· Federal and state regulation of consumer credit and other financial services

· Residential mortgage lending and servicing

· Credit card and other product development, implementation and maintenance

· Electronic lending

· Defense of consumer litigation claims

· Money transmitter, prepaid and debit card

· Privacy and data security

· Secured transactions

· Commercial transactions

· Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Professional & Community Involvement

· President, Governing Committee, Conference on Consumer Finance Law

· fellow and Regent, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers

· Member, Board of Observers, Muhlenberg College

· Founding Member, Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, 1983-1989

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law, 2003-2014
- "Lawyer of the Year," Phoenix Financial Services Regulation Law, 2013

· Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013

· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2013

· Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011 and 2012

· Listed, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, Real Estate Law, 2011

· Member, Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications

Gil is a frequent lecturer throughout the country on consumer financial services topics before industry, bar association and continuing legal education programs. He is also the editor of book chapters relative to mortgage lending laws and practices.

· Co-Author, "Two is Stronger than One: Joint Enforcement Actions, Trend Spotting in the CFPB's Recent Enforcement Activity," GT CFPB Observer, November 2012

· Co-Author, "Key Take-Aways from the CFPB's First Court Action," GT CFPB Observer, September 28, 2012

· Co-Author, "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's First Major Enforcement Action, and What the $210 Million Settlement Means," The Banking Law Journal, Volume 29, Number 8, 713, September 2012

· Co-Author, "The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: The New Sheriff in Town," The Banking Law Journal, Volume 29, Number 8, 702, September 2012

 (Also at Phoenix, Arizona and McLean, Virginia Offices)


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CFPB Turns Focus on Credit Reporting Industry
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, March 4, 2014
On February 27th, Director Richard Cordray spoke at the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C. The Consumer Advisory Board, which is composed of experts in consumer protection, financial services, community development, fair lending, civil rights, and consumer financial...

Student Loan Ombudsman Reports on Survey of Student Loan Servicers
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, February 17, 2014
On February 3, 2014, the CFPB’s Student Loan Ombudsman, Rohit Chopra, wrote a letter summarizing the responses he received to a November 2013 request he issued to private student loan servicers in which he asked them to voluntarily describe their payment processing policies. The November...

CFPB Sues Online Loan Servicer for UDAAP Violations
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, January 3, 2014
On December 16th, the CFPB’s Enforcement Division filed a lawsuit against an online loan servicer in federal district court in Massachusetts alleging that the servicer engaged in unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts and practices (UDAAPs).

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Gil Rudolph

2101 L St., N.W., Suite 1000
WashingtonDC 20037


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