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Stephanie  Kahn

Stephanie Kahn

Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office
Assistant Attorney General
Boston, MA, USA

Stephanie Kahn serves as Chief of the Consumer Protection Division in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. In her fifteen years with the Attorney General’s Office, Ms. Kahn has focused on bankruptcy, consumer protection, patient care receiverships, false claims, and mortgage and financial fraud litigation. Ms. Kahn has implemented the Attorney General’s ground-breaking initiatives concerning unlawful subprime lending, and illegal loan servicing and foreclosure practices, which have included enforcement actions against Fremont Investment & Loan, and the five largest loan servicing banks - Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Citi, and GMAC – as well as the National Mortgage Settlement.  Recently, her Division obtained a judgment against four of the servicing banks resolving their alleged unlawful foreclosure practices and secured a settlement with S&P resolving allegations that S&P misled investors concerning its rating methodology for certain 2011 commercial mortgage backed securities.  Prior to her appointment as CPD Chief in 2012, Ms. Kahn served for four years as Deputy Bureau Chief of the Public Protection and Advocacy Bureau, where she helped supervise seven Divisions, Antitrust, Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, Environmental Protection, Health Care, Insurance and Financial Services and Investigations. Before assuming the position of Deputy Bureau Chief, Ms. Kahn was an Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division.  Ms. Kahn has been a presenter in both internal and external trainings on bankruptcy law, pre-judgment relief, and the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Regulations.  Ms. Kahn was a bankruptcy and commercial litigator in the private sector for fifteen years before joining the Attorney General's Office.  She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law.

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