Jeff Langer is a nationally recognized consumer financial services, bank regulatory and privacy attorney with substantial in-house and management experience who recently joined the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, DC as Assistant Director, Installment Lending and Collections Markets.� Before joining the Bureau, Jeff served as Senior Counsel at Macy's, Inc., where he advised the credit card business. �He also was a partner at Jones Day and Dreher Langer & Tomkies.As Assistant Director, reporting to the Associate Director of the Office of Research, Markets and Regulations, Jeff leads the team that is the principal source of CFPB subject matter expertise for a range of installment lending markets, including student lending and auto lending, and debt collection markets. Jeff has extensive experience in FDCPA/Debt Collection, ECOA/Fair Lending, Truth in Lending, FCRA, UDAAP, TCPA, Electronic Fund Transfer, Prepaid Card, Debt Cancellation, Financial Privacy and Data Security, Telemarketing and E-Marketing, Anti-Money Laundering, Holding Company and other consumer financial services and banking law matters.He is a Past Chair of the American Bar Association Consumer Financial Services Committee (Business Law Section). �In addition, he is Treasurer and a Founding Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, and also is a member of the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.Jeff received his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, where he was Notes and Comments Editor of the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, and a B.A. with highest distinction in History, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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