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Jonathan D. Jerison

Senior Counsel

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Jonathan D. Jerison is Senior Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of BuckleySandler LLP, where he provides regulatory, legislative and transactional advice to mortgage lenders, servicers, insurers and student lenders, and defends mortgage and consumer finance companies in government enforcement actions. Mr. Jerison counsels bank and non-bank financial institutions and their affiliates 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. He assists clients on a wide variety of consumer finance issues, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act privacy provisions, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, advertising and marketing (including telemarketing), and electronic commerce matters.

Mr. Jerison’s prior experience includes 14 years as a staff attorney and senior staff attorney in the Federal Trade Commission’s 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 (Boalt Hall), where he was Managing Editor of the Industrial Relations Law Journal, an M.L.T. from Georgetown University School of Law, and his B.A. (cum laude) from Yale University. Mr. Jerison is a frequent speaker at financial industry conferences and seminars.

Significant Representations

  • FTC v., Inc.

    Represented client in investigation and settlement with FTC related to allegations of deceptive mortgage advertising practices, including alleged violations of the Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertis... MORE

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