Catherine M. Brennan photoCatherine M. Brennan

Practice Areas

  • Alternative Business Finance
  • FinTech
  • Small Dollar Lending and Alternative Consumer Financial Services

Catherine is a partner in the Hanover, Maryland office of Hudson Cook, LLP. She assists national and state banks, investment banks, consumer and commercial finance companies, mortgage bankers, installment lenders and other licensed lenders in the development and maintenance of nationwide consumer and commercial lending programs. Catherine engages in credit due diligence on behalf of investors in fintech firms, bank partnership platforms, small business lenders, merchant cash advance companies, consumer finance companies, title loan companies and payday lenders.

Catherine serves as a Vice Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Consumer Financial Services Committee and is a frequent presenter for the ABA Business Law Section, Alternative Finance Bar Association, deBanked and Lend360. She writes articles and comments regularly for national publications in the areas of fintech, small business lending, bank partnerships and other consumer finance compliance topics.

Professional Affiliations

  • Vice-Chair, Consumer Financial Services Committee, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Liaison, ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Former Co-Chair, Truth in Lending Subcommittee, Consumer Financial Services Committee, American Bar Association, Business Law Section

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