“We are delighted to welcome Kim and Lori to Troutman pepper and are delighted to add their respective expertise in privacy and data protection and consumer financial services regulatory compliance to the firm,” said Partner John West, Chairman of the Commercial Litigation Department of the firm. “Their sophisticated practices directly complement our existing team and clients. .”
Based in the office washington d.c. office, Phan focuses his practice on privacy and data protection, advising companies on the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and other federal and state privacy laws. and data security laws and regulations, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She regularly provides strategic planning and business advice to integrate privacy and data security considerations throughout product development, marketing and implementation.
Situated at Minneapolis, Minnesota and affiliated with Troutman Pepper’s washington d.c. office, Sommerfield has more than two decades of consumer financial services regulatory compliance experience within the federal government, in-house and in private practice. Specializing in fair lending and responsible banking, she has successfully represented banks and non-banks in managing supervisory issues, preparing for CFPB and Federal Banking Prudential Agency exams, and defending fraud investigations. fair lending and enforcement actions by the CFPB and the US Department. of Justice.
“Troutman Pepper’s national platform and the breadth and depth of its consumer financial services practice group attracted us to the company,” Sommerfield said. “The company’s dedication to customer service excellence has also been a big draw, and we’re thrilled to join our colleagues here,” added.
Phan got his JD from George Mason University and his baccalaureate University of Pennsylvania. Sommerfield got his JD from Catholic University of America and his baccalaureate University of Minnesota.
Troutman pepper has more than 200 lawyers who regularly advise financial services providers and is nationally recognized for its prowess in the field. Double winner of Law360Consumer Protection Practice Group of the Year Award, Troutman Pepper’s The Consumer Financial Services team helps clients resolve disputes, provides regulatory advice, and assists with investigations and actions initiated by federal and state government agencies. In 2021, Troutman pepper was named FinTech Law Firm of the Year by The agreementthus becoming the first company to receive the award.
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