Jonathan Jerison counsels financial services clients on the consumer protection regulatory, legislative, and transactional matters that impact their business. He also defends clients facing government enforcement actions in these areas.
As Senior Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley Sandler LLP, he assists clients on a wide variety of consumer finance issues, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act privacy provisions, advertising and marketing (including telemarketing), and electronic commerce matters.
Mr. Jerison counsels bank and non-bank financial institutions, including mortgage lenders, servicers, insurers, and student lenders, in complying with federal and state consumer protection laws and regulations, and advises on fair lending and general regulatory issues, reviewing consumer disclosures and drafting amicus briefs and legislative and regulatory language advocacy papers.
His prior experience includes 14 years in the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Divisions of Financial Practices, Policy and Evaluation, and Enforcement, where he was responsible for enforcement, interpretation, and rulemaking involving the federal consumer finance laws and the Federal Trade Commission Act.
Mr. Jerison received his J.D. from the University of California, his M.L.T. from Georgetown University School of Law, and his B.A. (cum laude) from Yale University.