Patricia E. M. (Patty) Covington photoPatricia E. M. (Patty) Covington

Practice Areas

  • Automotive and Personal Property Finance and Leasing
  • Credit Reporting, Privacy and Data Security
  • FinTech

Patty is a partner in Hudson Cook, LLP’s Richmond, Virginia office. She focuses on all areas of consumer financial services law, including auto finance, small installment lending, federal regulatory compliance, CFPB-readiness, privacy, data security and information management, electronic commerce, marketing, as well as matters involving the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She advises banks, sales finance companies, motor vehicle dealers, small installment lenders, other similar creditors, service providers and technology providers.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, The American Bar Association: Business Law Section; Consumer Financial Services Committee; Privacy Subcommittee Chair 2009-2011, Privacy Subcommittee Vice-Chair 2006-2008; Liaison to Gatekeeper Task Force 2007-2009
  • Member, Virginia State Bar Association
  • Member, American Financial Services Association: State Government Affairs Committee; Identity Theft & Fraud Committee; Counsel to Ancillary Products Working Group; Operations & Regulatory Compliance Committee - Business Partner Group
  • National Association of Dealer Counsel: Board of Directors, Past-President, Founding Board Member
  • Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law

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