Gil Rudolph

Gil Rudolph

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Gil Rudolph is Co-Chair of the firm's Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice. Gil focuses his practice on the representation of finance companies, banks, mortgage originators and servicers, education lenders, retail installment transaction financers and other consumer financial service providers in regulatory and litigation matters. Gil also represents various alternative financial service providers, including small dollar/short term lenders, check cashers, pawn and auto title lenders. He additionally represents various participants in the credit, debit, and prepaid card issuance and processing industries.

Concentrations

  • Federal and state regulation of consumer credit and other financial services
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Compliance management
  • Residential mortgage lending and servicing
  • Small dollar, lenders
  • Retail installment sales financing, including motor vehicles and other goods and services
    Education finance
  • Credit card and other product development, implementation and maintenance
    Electronic lending
  • Defense of consumer litigation claims
  • Money transmitter, prepaid and debit card
  • Privacy and data security
  • Secured transactions
  • Commercial transactions
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Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law, 2003-2018
    • Named, "Lawyer of the Year," Financial Services Regulation Law, Phoenix, 2013 and 2015
  • Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Best Law Firms Edition, "Law Firm of the Year," Banking & Finance - Litigation, 2017
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2016
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Immediate Past Chairman, Governing Committee, Conference on Consumer Finance Law  
  • Fellow and Former Regent, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Founding Member, Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, 1983-1989

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1973
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editorial Board, University of Cincinnati Law Review
  • B.A., Arizona State University, 1967
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Arizona