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Andrew W. Grant is an Associate in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler LLP. Mr. Grant advises financial institutions and technology companies in compliance and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on federal and state consumer protection laws, including the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA); the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA); the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA); Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP); the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA); and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA).

In particular, Mr. Grant's practice includes:

  • Counseling clients on federal and state law issues related to credit cards, prepaid cards, retail installment plans (RISAs), and other methods of payment, including mobile payments and gift cards, throughout the life-cycle of the product
     
  • Reviewing electronic signature and electronic records platforms for compliance with the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN), the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), other applicable state and federal laws, and various industry standards
     
  • Representing clients on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) investigations, including investigations related to add-on products, mortgage servicing, and student loan counseling and collections
     
  • Conducting UDAAP risk assessments for large financial institutions regarding rewards programs

Mr. Grant is on the firm's Green Team and has an active pro bono practice that includes volunteering at a local elementary school.

Mr. Grant received his J.D. from The American University, Washington College of Law in 2006 (magna cum laude), where he was a member of the International Law Review and a Fellow in the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Program. Mr. Grant received a B.A. from American University in 2001 (cum laude). He was recognized as a Rising Star in Banking in 2014 and as a Rising Star in Banking and Consumer Law 2015-2016 by Super Lawyers.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers 2016 Rising Star: Banking, Consumer Law
  • Super Lawyers 2015 Rising Star: Banking, Consumer Law
  • Super Lawyers 2014 Rising Star: Banking

Education

  • J.D., American University, 2006 (magna cum laude)
  • B.A., American University, 2001 (cum laude)

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  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

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