Laurence Eric Platt photoLaurence Eric Platt

Practice Areas

  • Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement

Larry Platt retired from the private practice of law in May 2023. Larry was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Mayer Brown LLP and concentrated his legal practice in the law of consumer credit, particularly with respect to residential mortgage lending. His transactional practice included negotiating purchases and sales of mortgage companies and mortgage-related assets; joint ventures; commercial credit agreements; and services agreements. In addition, Mr. Platt counseled clients on federal and state consumer credit laws, defended clients in government enforcement actions, and represented clients in governmental public policy matters. Mr. Platt is consistently ranked by Chambers USA and in 2023, Mr. Platt again was listed under Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) (Star Individuals). Mr. Platt was listed in the 2012-2023 Best Lawyers in America guides in the area of banking and finance law. Larry presently is an Adjunct Law Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching Advanced Legal Writing: Transactional Practice. He received his J.D. from George Washington University in 1982 and his B.A. from University of Pittsburgh in 1976.

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