Peter L. Cockrell

McLean,  VA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Consumer Finance and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Regulation
  • Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.530.8517
Fax: 202.331.3101
University University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 2006
Law SchoolGeorge Mason University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011 Member, George Mason Law Review, Received, Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing, 2011, Received, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers' Student Writing Award, 2011
Admitted2012, District of Columbia; Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Consumer Financial Services Committee


Peter L. Cockrell 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 matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Peter was an associate at a consumer financial services law firm.

Awards & Recognition
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

Associated News & Events


04.20.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from April 13-17, 2015

04.14.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from April 2-10, 2015

04.09.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from March 2015

04.07.15 CFPB Releases its Consumer Arbitration Study

03.31.15 CFPB Outlines Payday Loan Rule

03.02.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Feb. 16-27, 2015

02.17.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Feb. 9-13, 2015

02.09.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Feb. 2-6, 2015

02.04.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Jan. 26-30, 2015

01.26.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Jan. 19-23, 2015

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Author, Subprime Solutions to the Housing Crisis: Constitutional Problems with the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, 17 George Mason Law Review 1149, 2010


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CFPB's First ILSA Enforcement Action
Peter L. Cockrell,Mark D. Hillier,Gil Rudolph, May 29, 2015
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced an enforcement action against a property developer in Tennessee for violation of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, 15 U.S.C. §§1701 et seq. (ILSA). According to the administrative consent order, the developer...

CFPB Enforcement Action Against National Mortgage Servicer
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, May 12, 2015
On April 21, the CFPB announced a joint enforcement action with the Federal Trade Commission against a national mortgage servicing company that specializes in servicing delinquent loans. The complaint alleges that the mortgage servicer violated various consumer protection laws and injured borrowers...

CFPB Enforcement Action Against Collection Agency and Its Service Providers
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, April 17, 2015
On April 8, the CFPB announced that it had sued a debt collection agency, its individual owners, and its service providers in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Consumer Financial...

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Office Information

Peter L. Cockrell

1750 Tysons Boulevard, Suite 1200
McLeanVA 22102


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