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

At Hudson Cook, LLP, Ms. Covington’s practice 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.

Patty is a graduate of James Madison University and T. C. Williams School of Law.

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
  • Board Member of American Financial Services Association’s Vehicle Finance Board
  • Member, National Association of Dealer Counsel: Board of Directors 2004-Present, Immediate Past-President 2013-Present, President 2011-2013, Vice President 2009-2011, Treasurer 2004-2009, Founding Board Member
  • Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law

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