Prentiss E. Cox photoPrentiss E. Cox

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Public Enforcement and Impact Litigation

Professor Prentiss Cox writes and teaches in the areas of consumer protection law, public civil law enforcement, and civil procedure. Prior to joining the faculty in 2005, Cox was Manager of Consumer Protection at the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office, where he continues to hold a Special Assistant Attorney General appointment.

Cox has prosecuted numerous nationally recognized cases involving subprime mortgage lending, foreclosure, banking regulation, state attorney general enforcement authority, consumer fraud, and related matters. Cox has drafted numerous consumer protection statutes and rules, and he has and testified several times before Congress and state legislatures. He has served as a trainer and consultant for national non-profits, state and federal government agencies, and for developing nations.

Professional Affiliations

  • Reporter, Uniform Law Commission Drafting Committee on Recurring Services
  • Former Member, inaugural Consumer Advisory Board of the CFPB
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, State Center for Antitrust and Consumer Protection Enforcement
  • Former Advisory Board Member, Institute for Foreclosure Legal Assistance
  • Former Advisory Board Member, Public Health Law Center

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