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Jennifer D. Newton

Jennifer D. Newton

Practice Group Attorney

Jennifer D. Newton, a former federal financial services regulator, advises banking and financial institutions on risk management and compliance matters relating to federal and state consumer protection laws and regulations. Additionally, Jennifer works with a variety of clients on privacy and financial technology (fintech) matters involving data security, data breach, open banking, and payment system issues under the Global Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA), and federal and state privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA), Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Florida Information Protection Act (FIPA).


  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
  • Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Truth in Savings Act (TISA)
  • Truth in Lending Act (TILA)
  • Expedited Funds Availability Act (EFAA)
  • Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA)
  • Unfair Deceptive Abusive Acts and Practices Act (UDAAP)
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)
  • Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)



  • Counsel, U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity, 2012-2014
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, 2016-Present
  • Director, Risk Advisory Services, Consumer Financial Services Compliance, Kaufman Rossin, 2017-2019
  • Regulatory Compliance Counsel, Bayview Financial, 2014-2015
  • Consumer Law Attorney, Florida Legal Services, Inc., 2008-2012

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2017-Present
  • Listed, National Black Lawyers, “Top 40 Under 40 in Banking and Finance,” 2016-2018
  • Listed, Legacy Magazine, “South Florida's 50 Most Powerful and Influential Black Leaders,” 2018
  • Fellow, Leadership Florida – Connect Florida, Class VII, 2017-2018
  • Fellow, William Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy of the Florida Bar, 2016-2017
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2019-Present
  • Member, AAA Scholarship Fund, Bank Advisory Board, 2019-Present
  • Member, Opa Locka Community Development Corporation, Board of Directors, 2018-Present
  • Member, Community Justice Project, Board of Directors, 2018-Present
  • Mentor, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, 2018-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee of the Business Law Section, 2016-Present
    • Chair, Pro Bono Subcommittee
  • Member, Catalyst Miami, Board of Directors, 2014-Present
  • Member, Florida Bar, 2009-Present
    • Consumer Protection Law Standing Committee, 2014-Present
      • C0-Chair, CLE Seminar Subcommittee 2019-Present
      • Chair, Social Media and Outreach Subcommittee, 2014-Present
    • Member, Business Law Section, 2017-Present
    • Member, Diversity and Inclusion Standing Committee, 2013-2014
  • Member, Florida Alliance for Consumer Protection, Board of Directors, 2014-2019


Akademische Ausbildung
  • J.D., Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
  • B.S., Florida State University
Referendariat / Praktika
  • Hon. George J. Larke, 32nd Judicial District of Louisiana, 2007-2008
  • Florida
  • Spanisch, Conversational