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Jeffrey  Langer

Jeffrey Langer

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Assistant Director for Installment Lending and Collections Markets
Washington, DC, USA

Jeffrey I. Langer
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Washington, D.C.

 Jeff Langer is a nationally recognized consumer financial services and bank regulatory attorney with substantial in-house and management experience who since February 2014 has served as an Assistant Director and leader of the Installment Lending and Collections Markets team at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, DC.  Most recently Jeff served as Senior Counsel at Macy's, Inc., where he advised the credit card business and handled bank regulatory matters for the federal savings bank owned by Macy’s, FDS Bank, and the holding company.  He also was a partner at Jones Day and a founding partner at the Columbus, Ohio consumer financial services and banking law boutique firm of Dreher Langer & Tomkies L.L.P. (n/k/a Dreher Tomkies L.L.P.).

As Assistant Director, reporting to the Associate Director of the Office of Research, Markets and Regulations, Jeff leads the team that is the principal source of CFPB subject matter expertise for a range of installment lending markets, including student lending, auto lending and marketplace lending, and debt collection markets.

Jeff has extensive experience in FDCPA/Debt Collection, ECOA/Fair Lending, Truth in Lending, FCRA, UDAAP, TCPA, Electronic Fund Transfer, Debt Cancellation, Financial Privacy and Data Security, Telemarketing and E-Marketing, Anti-Money Laundering, Holding Company and other consumer financial services and banking law matters.

He is a Past Chair of the American Bar Association Consumer Financial Services Committee (Business Law Section).  In addition, he is Vice President and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, and also is a member of the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.

Jeff is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.


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