Elizabeth C. Yen photoElizabeth C. Yen

Practice Areas

  • Banking
  • Education Lending
  • Mortgage Lending and Servicing
  • Payment Systems

Ms. Yen has been representing consumer financial services providers for over 30 years. She assists financial services providers with federal and state regulatory compliance and consumer protection matters, including those that affect deposit-taking, lending, leasing, loan production offices, and branching. Representative clients include regional and national bank holding companies, banks, and nonbank lenders, which Elizabeth counsels with regard to licensing requirements, development of new loan, deposit, and other programs, documentation, marketing, litigation, and other matters.

Ms. Yen is a co-author (together with Edward Weiss and Thomas Welsh) of Connecticut Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code - Forms and Practice Manual (Data Trace Publishing Company ©2002, 2005, 2008 and 2011).

She is a 1976 cum laude graduate of Yale University, majoring in French and German literature, and a 1980 cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. She is admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut and the United States District Court of the District of Connecticut.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Member, Conference on Consumer Finance Law
  • Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association (1997-2001 chair, Truth in Lending Subcommittee, Consumer Financial Services Committee)
  • Member, executive committees, Consumer Law and Financial Institutions Sections of the Connecticut Bar Association (1984-1987 chair, Consumer Law Section, Connecticut Bar Association and 1999-2000 treasurer, Connecticut Bar Association)
  • Member, Judicial Information Policy Committee, State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
  • Editorial consultant and contributor, Banking Law Journal (LexisNexis A.S. Pratt)

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