Susan Manship Seaman

Susan Manship Seaman

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Practice Areas

  • Small Business Funding
  • Consumer Lending
  • Private Label and General Purpose Credit Card Lending
  • Debt Collection Compliance
  • State and Federal Regulatory Compliance
  • Money Transmitting
  • Licensing and Chartering of Institutions
  • Legislative and Regulatory Solutions
  • Litigation and Amicus Briefs in Connection with Credit Issues
  • Retail Sales Financing
  • Health Care and Medical Financing
  • Prepaid Cards
  • Student Lending
  • Payday Lending
  • Title Lending

Education

  • The Ohio State University College of Law
    • J.D., 2013
    • Honors: Cali Award
  • Wake Forest University
    • B.S., 2010
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Spirit of Wayne Callaway Award, the Calloway School of Business

Honors

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2018

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 2013

Published Works

  • Author, Six Things Creditors Should Know About the Federal Debt Collection Rule, ABA’s Business Law Today Website, December 2020
  • Author, The Proposed Debt Collection Rule & State Collection Laws, ABA Con. Fin. Serv. Com. Newsletter, March 23, 2020
  • Author, Lavallee’s Impact on Written Electronic Communication, 73 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 160 (2019).
  • Author, Lavalle v. Med. 1 Solutions: Why E-Commerce Businesses Should Pay Attention to a Collection Notice Case, 73 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 50 (2019)
  • Author, “Abusive” Acts or Practices: A Different Approach, 71 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 288 (2018).
  • Author, “Abusive” Acts or Practices: A Different Approach, Am. Bar Assoc., Bus. Law Section Spring Mtg. 2017
  • Co-author, States Compete with OCC Over Fintech Regulation, CONSUMER FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW REPORT, June 13, 2017
  • Co-author, Madden v. Midland Funding: The Fall Out, CONSUMER FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW REPORT, May 2, 2017
  • Co-author, Stay Far from the Madden-ing Crowd, 69 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 227 (2016)
  • Guest Commentary, Military Lending Act: Change in Active Duty Status, CONSUMER FINANCIAL SERVICES LAW REPORT, Jan. 17, 2016
  • Co-author, Stop the Madden Madness, LAW 360, Nov. 25, 2015
  • Notice and Understand: Disclosures in Mobile Lending, 68 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 186 (2015)

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee of the Business Law Section: Business Law Fellow (2018-2020)
  • American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee of the Business Law Section: Young Lawyer Liaison, Electronic Financial Services and Digital Payments Subcommittee (2019-Present)
  • American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee of the Business Law Section: Young Lawyer Liaison, Federal and State Trade Practices Subcommittee (2016-2018)

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker, the E-SIGN Act at 20: Is the Act Continuing to Fulfill its Purpose of Facilitating Electronic Transactions?, ABA Business Law Section, 2020 Consumer Financial Services Committee Winter Meeting, Tucson, AZ, Jan. 17.2020
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Electronic Communication Regulation, ABA Business Law Section, 2019 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Sept. 11, 2019
  • Speaker, Vendor Management in the Age of Financial Innovation, Columbus Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee, May meeting, Columbus, OH, May 22, 2018
  • Speaker, Payments 101: An Overview of Payments and Transaction Processing, ABA Business Law Section, 2018 Spring meeting, Orlando, FL, April 13, 2018.
  • Speaker, The Fintech Charter: An Overview of the OCC’s White Paper and Related Banking Topics, ABA Business Law Section, 2017 Consumer Financial Services Winter Committee Meeting, Carlsbad, CA, Jan. 12, 2017

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Junior League of Columbus, Treasurer
  • Moritz College of Law - Mentor
  • YWCA Leadership for Social Change

Current Employment Position

  • Associate