Allyson Baker a partner at Venable LLP, where she’s chair of the firm’s financial services practice and co-chair of the consumer financial services practice.
Ms. Baker represents consumer finance companies and individuals in confidential, non-public investigations initiated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office of Enforcement, state attorneys general, state banking agencies, and the Department of Justice. She also routinely serves as litigation counsel for financial services companies, advises companies on all aspects of consumer financial laws, and provides strategic counsel to consumer finance companies dealing with the CFPB and other law enforcement and regulatory agencies. Ms. Baker is co-editor of Venable’s Consumer Financial Services Digest and regularly writes on topics related to financial services litigation and law enforcement investigations.
Before joining private practice, Ms. Baker was one of the first dozen enforcement attorneys at the CFPB and was a trial attorney at the Department of Justice, Tax Division, Civil Section.