Michael A. Benoit photoMichael A. Benoit

Practice Areas

  • Automotive and Personal Property Finance and Leasing
  • FinTech
  • Government Investigations, Examinations and Enforcement

Michael is a Partner in Hudson Cook’s Washington, DC office. He advises banks, sales finance companies, auto dealers, leasing companies, mortgage lenders, and other creditors and technology providers on a wide range of consumer financial services law, and provides federal legislative and regulatory advice and support to financial services trade associations. His practice includes consumer credit, electronic commerce, privacy, telemarketing, personal property financing and leasing, as well as creditor-based collection practices. He assists CFPB-regulated clients in preparing for supervisory exams, and represents clients in investigation and enforcement matters involving the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Cyberspace Law Committee
  • Member, American Financial Services Association, Law Committee and State Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Charter member, American National Standards Institute X9 E-Contracting Standards Task Force
  • Past Member, Executive Committee, Mortgage Bankers Association, Alt-A and Nonprime Council
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association, Bankruptcy, Banking and Commercial Law Committee; Consumer Credit Subcommittee

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