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Jonathan Pompan

Partner at Venable LLP

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Jonathan L. Pompan, a partner in the Washington, DC office, is co-chair of the firm’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) Task Force.  His practice focuses on providing comprehensive legal advice and regulatory advocacy to a broad spectrum of clients, such as nonbank financial products and services providers, advertisers and marketers, and trade and professional associations, before the CFPB, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), state Attorneys General, and regulatory agencies.  At a time when government consumer protection agencies are stepping up their scrutiny, Mr. Pompan develops strong and lasting relationships with clients by understanding their business objectives, helping them to recognize opportunities, and avoid legal pitfalls.

Mr. Pompan is a frequent speaker and author on legal and regulatory issues of significance to providers of consumer financial products and services, advertisers and marketers, and nonprofit organizations.

A substantial portion of Mr. Pompan’s work involves advising clients on how to minimize the legal risks related to providing, advertising and marketing financial products and services to consumers under federal and state consumer protection laws, including laws and regulations under the jurisdiction of the FTC and CFPB. Mr. Pompan's experience includes representing various companies in state Attorney General and state banking/financial institution department investigations and enforcement actions; conducting compliance audits; obtaining licenses, and assisting in the formation and development of new companies, products and services. In addition, Mr. Pompan regularly advises on the design of compliance management systems tailored to specific client needs and government expectations. Read more here.