Jöel Thompson represents banks and nonbank financial services companies in a wide range of enforcement, regulatory, and compliance matters before federal and state government agencies. Mr. Thompson regularly assists clients with their compliance efforts, including consumer financial protection laws and regulations, mortgage lending and servicing, fair lending, debt collection, credit reporting, Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering laws and regulations.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Thompson was a residential real estate foreclosure auctioneer, licensed title insurer and has closed several hundred residential mortgage/HELOC transactions. Particularly, Mr. Thompson was very involved in consumer-compliance during the 2015 rollout of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure. Further, also prior to joining the firm, Mr. Thompson served as a legal fellow on the House Judiciary Committee, where Mr. Thompson's research focused on mandatory arbitration/mediation clauses.

Credentials

Education
  • JD, University of Kansas School of Law, 2019
  • BS, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2013
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Government & Military Service
  • Legal Fellow, US House Committee on the Judiciary
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