Lucy Morris photoLucy Morris

Practice Areas

  • Government Investigations, Examinations, and Enforcement Practice

Lucy is a partner in the firm’s Washington, DC office. Lucy counsels financial institutions and others in complying with federal consumer financial laws and prohibitions against unfair, deceptive, or abusive trade practices. She is an experienced advocate and litigator, representing clients in government investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions before federal and state agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice, and state AG offices. Lucy chairs Hudson Cook’s Government Investigations, Examinations, and Enforcement Practice Group. Lucy also currently serves as the court-appointed monitor in Wells Fargo Bank’s settlement with the United States Trustee Program of the Department of Justice.

From 2011 to 2014, Lucy served as a Deputy Enforcement Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where she was responsible for overseeing investigations and litigation relating to consumer financial products and services, including credit cards, mortgage origination, mortgage servicing, payday lending, debt collection, credit reporting, and debt settlement. From 2010 to 2011, Lucy served as a founding member of the CFPB Implementation Team that organized the CFPB after passage of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair, ABA, Section of Business Law, Consumer Financial Services Committee, Federal and State Trade Practices Subcommittee
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • ACCFSL, Fellow

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