Episode 1: ‘The New Frontier of Fair Lending’
NEW YORK – June 16, 2022 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP launched its firmwide podcast, “Big Law Redefined,” with the inaugural episode, “The New Frontier of Fair Lending: 2022 Enforcement Trends and Emerging Risks,” featuring Lisa Simonetti and Benjamin Saul.
The Big Law Redefined podcast will cover hot topics and changes in the law that may impact clients across a broad range of sectors, industries, and practices worldwide. Future hosts and guests on the podcast will also discuss issues pertinent to professional services firms including innovative client strategies; associate recruitment, sponsorship, mentorship, and retention; investment in talent development and legal technology; trailblazing “new normal” work and client space trends; and the importance of culture, vision, and succession planning; among others.
In the first episode, “The New Frontier of Fair Lending: 2022 Enforcement Trends and Emerging Risks,” host Lisa M. Simonetti, shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Litigation Practice and guest Benjamin M. Saul, Financial Regulatory & Compliance Practice shareholder, discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, its 2022 Fair Lending priorities, and other related topics.
Simonetti focuses on the defense of complex litigation, with broad experience representing clients in the financial services industry, including regional and national banks, credit card issuers, mortgage bankers, various types of loan servicers, consumer finance companies and third-party collectors. She serves as trial and appellate counsel in courts across the country and routinely counsels financial services clients on compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
For two decades, Saul has been a trusted advisor to corporate and individual clients in the FinTech, consumer finance, specialty finance, payments, and banking sectors on high-stakes regulatory, enforcement, litigation and transactional matters.
Big Law Redefined is one of 11 Greenberg Traurig podcasts where attorneys discuss the latest legal and regulatory developments and trends that may impact businesses.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Litigation Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Litigation Practice partners with some of the largest financial institutions and other companies in the industry. The team includes more than 100 lawyers who focus their practices on representing global, national, and regional financial institutions, and other companies in all facets of litigation and enforcement proceedings, including complex litigation, regulatory proceedings, and other important matters. We work seamlessly across our offices, tailoring teams to the issues and client objectives. GT’s deep bench includes attorneys across the US with substantial experience before the DOJ, SEC, CFPB, FDIC, OCC, and FTC. In addition to handling the matters most often impacting financial institutions, our team is substantially involved in current and novel issues facing the industry, and at the forefront of developing new law and counseling our clients on new issues and emerging risks.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2400 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm, often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono, reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021. The firm is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, NLJ 250, and Law360 (US) 400. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage. Web: www.gtlaw.com.