- Corporate & Securities
- Consumer Finance and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Regulation
- Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.530.8517|
|University ||University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 2006|
|Law School||George 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|
|Admitted||2012, 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
•fellow, Hon. Juan Ramirez, Jr. and Hon. Ivan Fernandez, Third District Court of Appeal of Florida, January 2012-July 2012
•Intern, Office of U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, 2003-2005
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
Associated News & Events
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
01.21.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Jan. 5-16, 2015
01.06.15 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Dec. 15, 2014 - Jan. 2, 2015
12.16.14 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Dec. 8-12, 2014
12.09.14 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Dec. 1-5, 2014
12.03.14 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Nov. 17-28, 2014
11.17.14 CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Nov. 10-14, 2014
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
CFPB Observer: Recent Developments from Jan. 26-30, 2015
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, February 27, 2015
On Jan. 29, the CFPB issued a proposed rule that would amend various provisions of its Title XIV mortgage rules relating to small creditors. The purpose of the proposed changes is to “increase the number of financial institutions able to offer certain types of mortgages in rural and...
CFPB Issues Report on Reverse Mortgages
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, February 20, 2015
On Feb. 9, the CFPB issued a report on consumer complaints regarding reverse mortgages. A reverse mortgage, which is only available to people above a certain age, is a particular type of home mortgage loan that permits older homeowners to access the equity in their homes. Repayment of the loan is...
CFPB Enforcement Action against "Buy-here, Pay-here" Auto Dealer
Peter L. Cockrell,Brett M. Kitt,Gil Rudolph,J. Scott Sheehan, February 17, 2015
On Nov. 19, the CFPB entered into a consent order with a “buy-here, pay-here” auto dealer to settle allegations of illegal debt collection practices and improper credit reporting practices. In addition to selling vehicles, such dealers also originate, hold and service the financing...
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