Mr Jarrett Hale > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Dallas, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
1445 ROSS AVENUE
SUITE 3700
DALLAS, TX 75202
TEXAS
United States

Work Department

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights, Consumer Financial Compliance and Litigation, FinTech, Litigation, Blockchain

Position

Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Service Litigation and Compliance Practice Group

Career

Mr. Hale helps financial institutions manage all aspects of complying with consumer protection law and preparing for litigation. He is co-chair of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s financial services litigation and compliance practice group and managing partner of the Dallas office.

His practice focuses on all aspects of consumer protection law compliance and litigation on behalf of financial institutions. He has defended both civil actions and governmental enforcement actions under the Truth In Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Billing Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, UDAAP and ECOA. Mr. Hale also specializes in consumer issues arising under the United States Bankruptcy Code, having overseen enforcement actions by the Executive Office of the United States Trustee and successfully argued multiple appeals on consumer bankruptcy issues. He also advises financial institutions as to policies and procedures for compliance with both federal and state consumer compliance statutes, including preparation for regulatory exams.

Mr. Hale is admitted to practice in Texas, Florida and Georgia, as well as the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth and Seventh Circuits.

Memberships

Admitted to the Florida, Georgia and Texas State Bars

Education

  • JD, Tulane University Law School, cum laude, Justice, Moot Court Board, 2000
  • BS, Belmont University, cum laude, 1997

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Fintech

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP‘s versatile fintech team advises on the full range of industry-relevant issues, including regulatory, finance, data protection, corporate and technology. Clients come from across the market, though the firm is especially known for representing banks, financial services and wealth management companies. Recent mandates have included advice on the launch of new products and platforms, and partnering agreements with fintech companies. The multi-faceted team is spread throughout the firm’s US office network, including Austin’s Erin Fonté, co-chair of the financial institutions corporate and regulatory practice, and New York’s Lisa Sotto, global head of privacy and cybersecurity. Other key partners include Dallas-based Jarrett Hale, co-chair of financial services litigation and compliance, and Washington DC’s Scott Kimpel, a lead contact for blockchain and distributed ledger technology.