Suzanne F. Garwood photoSuzanne F. Garwood

Suzanne Garwood focuses her practice on state and federal law relating to consumer credit and financial services. She has assisted mortgage lenders, installment lenders, and banks and thrifts with issues arising under federal and states laws, including the Truth in Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act and state anti-predatory lending and fair lending laws.

Ms. Garwood represents clients from all aspects of the financial services industry – from credit counselors to mortgage lenders and credit card issuers. She represents the interests of those clients before Congress, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other federal banking agencies.

In addition to her consumer credit background, Ms. Garwood is experienced in issues related to credit unions. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Garwood worked for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions as the primary liaison to the National Credit Union Administration. Ms. Garwood continues to represent credit unions in matters relating to field of membership, mergers and other significant regulatory matters.

Professional Affiliations

  • Past President of Women in Housing & Finance

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