McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Stafford Welcomes Experienced Regulatory Attorney to Cleveland Office
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that Aaron Kouhoupt has joined the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Regulatory Compliance team in Cleveland as Of Counsel.
Aaron brings more than 15 years of experience as both in-house and outside counsel for a variety of banks and financial institutions. He counsels clients on a host of regulatory compliance matters, as well as “traditional banking” from privacy to bankruptcy to risk management. He is currently licensed in Maine and earned a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden.
“Aaron makes a tremendous addition to our team,” said Mark Edelman, chair of the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance group. “His extensive knowledge of regulatory issues, paired with his familiarity of concerns from the in-house perspective, will yield tremendous benefit for our clients.”
“McGlinchey Stafford’s attorneys have always held my deep respect, and I’m proud to join their highly-reputed compliance team,” said Kouhoupt.
Aaron regularly advises clients on matters involving the Banking Secrecy Act (BSA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA)/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Integrated Disclosure (TRID), State Banking Regulation and Legalized Marijuana, the Military Lending Act, and the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA).
McGlinchey Stafford’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance practice group boasts 26 attorneys and 11 licensing paralegals across the firm’s nationwide platform of 15 offices, who provide clients offering industry-leading regulatory and compliance and licensing advice related to residential mortgage lending, auto finance, consumer, education and manufactured housing lending, privacy and data security, and a host of other topics.