Jessica M. Shannon is an Associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley Sandler LLP. Ms. Shannon assists clients in a wide range of regulatory, compliance, government enforcement, and litigation matters.
Ms. Shannon received her J.D. from American University in 2016 (summa cum laude, Order of the Coif), where she was an Articles Editor for the American University International Law Review. She received her B.A. from Lehigh University in 2013.
"Hurricane Florence: How state laws protect service members" by Jeffrey P. Naimon, Sasha Leonhardt, and Jessica M. Shannon (Law360)
As the southeastern United States braces for Hurricane Florence, the governors of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia have authorized their state National Guard for response efforts, and neighboring governors in Maryland and West Virginia have placed their National Guard members on notice...Articles
"Neither forgiven nor forgotten: Taxation and UDAAP concerns with collecting charged off debt" by John C. Redding, Sasha Leonhardt, and Jessica M. Shannon (Bloomberg BNA)
When debtors are unable to pay their debts, creditors are left with a choice: (i) allow the consumer to pay a lesser amount, if possible, to settle the obligation and recover some funds; or (ii) charge off the debt and cease all collection efforts. Regardless of the path chosen, each has potential...Articles
"Between a Rock and Hard Place: Debt Collection, Consumer Remediation and Tax Consequences" by John C. Redding, Sasha Leonhardt, and Jessica M. Shannon (Bloomberg BNA)
In recent years, debt collection has become a focal point for regulatory oversight and government enforcement actions. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) considers debt collection to be a priority and scrutinizes the conduct of debt collectors for violations of the Fair Debt Collection...Articles
Elizabeth E. McGinn, Antonio J. Reynolds, and Jessica M. Shannon Authored a Bloomberg BNA Article, "Consumer Privacy Should Be Top-of-Mind for FinTech Firms to Avoid Scrutiny"
With many people underserved by traditional lending institutions, including the close to 45 million adults in the U.S. who the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau estimates are “credit invisible” or have had past credit challenges, emerging FinTech lenders and online lending platforms (FinTech...Articles