L. Jean Noonan, Esquire photoL. Jean Noonan, Esquire

ACCFSL President-Elect

Practice Areas

  • Credit Reporting, Privacy and Data Security
  • Government Investigations, Examinations and Enforcement

Jean is a partner in Hudson Cook, LLP’s Washington, DC office. Jean advises clients on consumer financial services, fair lending, marketing, financial privacy, and consumer protection matters. She counsels financial institutions and others in complying with laws related to consumer credit, privacy, telemarketing, and unfair trade practices.

Jean represents clients in government investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions before federal agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Trade Commission, and federal prudential regulators, and in other ancillary matters.

Jean is a former executive with the Federal Trade Commission, where she directed the agency’s enforcement of consumer financial services laws. She also served for a decade as the General Counsel of the Farm Credit Administration, an independent federal bank regulatory agency.

Professional Affiliations

  • Consumer Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section; Chair, Federal and State Trade Practices Subcommittee (2004 - 2006); Vice-Chair, Privacy Subcommittee (2002 - 2004); Chair, Federal Trade Commission Activities Subcommittee (1988 - 1992); Vice-Chair, Federal Trade Commission Activities Subcommittee (1986 - 1988), 1986 - Current
  • Founding Member, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, 1996; President-Elect (Present); Board of Regents (1998 - 2002); Chair, Lifetime Achievement Award Committee (2002 - 2005); Chair, Writing Competition (2015).
  • Governing Committee, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2002 - Current

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