• Of Counsel
Location :
Columbus, OH
Phone :

Fax :
614-628-1600

Areas of Practice

  • State and Federal Regulatory Matters
  • Credit Card and Other Multistate Lending Programs
  • General Banking Matters
  • Acquisitions of Consumer and Credit Card Receivables
  • New Product Development

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1991

Education

  • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • 1991, J.D.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • The Ohio State University
    • 1973, M.S.
  • The Ohio State University
    • 1967, B.A.

Published Works

  • Guest Commentary, Title X of Dodd-Frank (a.k.a., the CFPA) Addresses More Than Just Preemption, CONSUMER FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW REPORT, LRP PUBLICATIONS, 2010
  • FDIC Draws ID Theft Lines for Financial Institutions, Consumer Financial Services Law Report, 2007
  • TILA Regulation and Litigation Update, TILA Update, Ch. 15, American Bar Association, 2005
  • TILA Regulatory and Litigation Developments, Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, 2005
  • Truth in Lending Developments, 59 BUS. LAW. 1125, 2004
  • Federal Banking Agencies Issue Regulations on Sales of Insurance in Connection with Consumer Lending, CONSUMER FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW REPORT, 2001
  • Recent Developments Regarding Interest Rate Regulation and Related Issures, 49 BUS. LAW. 1317, 1994
  • When Children Die as a Result of Religious Practice, 51 OHIO ST. L.J. 1429, 1990

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, State Law Developments, Credit Card Bank Compliance Association, 1999 to Present
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Financial Reform, American Financial Services Association, Payment Card Sub-Committee, 2010 to 2010
  • Speaker, Credit Card Practices and Disclosures: Regulatory Developments, Card Act and Campus Marketing, The Conference On Consumer Finance Law, Consumer Credit, 2009 to 2009
  • Speaker, Solicitation Workshop: New Federal Open-End Disclosure and Credit Card Practices Rules, Beyond Truth in Lending: Campus Marketing, The Banking Law Institute and Executive Enterprises Institute, Payment Card Institute, 2009 to 2009
  • Speaker, Cuomo v. The Clearinghouse, American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee, Spring Meeting, 2009 to 2009
  • Speaker, Credit Cards: Regulation, Legislation and Litigation, American Bar Association, Banking Law Committee, Spring Meeting, 2009 to 2009
  • Panelist, The Ohio State University, College of Humanities, Career Night, 2006 to 2006
  • Speaker, Nigh v. Koons, Truth in Lending Penalties, American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee, Spring Meeting, 2004 to 2004
  • Speaker, Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, Central Ohio Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel, 2004 to 2004
  • Speaker, TILA Regulatory and Litigation Developments, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Consumer Credit, 2004 to 2004
  • Speaker, Interstate Lending, Columbus Bar Association Financial Institution Committee, 1994 to 1994

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member, Consumer Financial Services Committee
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member, Banking Law Committee
  • Firm's Credit Card Digest, Managing Editor