Leadership Transition Creates New Opportunities for Companies Targeted by the CFPB

Richard Cordray’s November resignation as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – and the ensuing battle for acting directorship between President Trump appointee Mick Mulvaney and CFPB Deputy Director Leandra English – has created turmoil but opened a new avenue for cases currently on the agency’s docket.

The situation has garnered intense interest as the business and legal communities await a potential shift in CFPB regulatory policy. In the meantime, law firms – including M&S – are capitalizing on unexpected opportunities.

Check out this recent article from The National Law Journal, featuring M&S Partner Helen Mac Murray, which discusses how she and other attorneys are leveraging the transition to the benefit of their clients.