Jason represents companies in the financial services and housing industries in state and federal litigation. Jason has experience in all aspects of litigation, including pre-trial proceedings, motions, discovery, pleadings, and appellate practice. Jason has represented clients in federal and state courts, as well as before federal agencies such as the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Jason defends claims involving state and federal consumer protection statutes, unfair trade practices, financial regulatory statutes, and housing regulations.Jason also provides regulatory counsel to financial companies regulated by the CFPB, including assisting with preparation for regulatory examinations, representation in investigations, and targeted reviews. Jason regularly speaks at industry functions nationwide regarding regulatory and litigation matters affecting the financial services industry. Jason also has served on the Editorial Advisory Board for Banking Law 360, and is a member of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee. PUBLICATIONS:Co-author, Implied False Certification Liability under the False Claims Act after Escobar, Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions (Fall 2016);Co-author, New Federal Trade Secret Legislation Could Have Major Impact on Mortgage Recruiting Efforts, Mortgage Compliance Magazine (October 2016);Co-author, Deceptive Advertising Practices Remain Hot Target for CFPB, 68 Consumer Finance Law Quarterly, No. 4 (2015);Co-author, CFPB Continues to Push HUD’s Sham ABA Policy, Mortgage Compliance Magazine (April 2015);Co-author, Lenity and Deference on A Collision Course, Banking Law 360 (February 26, 2015);Chapter contributor, Real Estate and Mortgage Banking: A New Era of Regulatory Reform (Thomson Reuters 2015);Co-author, Recent Advertising Rulings Emphasize Need for Strong Marketing Compliance Review Policies and Procedures, Mortgage Compliance Magazine (August 2014);Co-author, Federal Court Rejects HUD’s Sham ABA Policy, Mortgage Compliance Magazine (March 2014);The War on the Illegal Antiquities Trade: Rules of Engagement for Source Nations, 27 Hastings COMM/ENT L.J. 547 (2005).