The roster of partners on Hudson Cook’s legal team became larger this week.
The firm announced attorneys Anastasia Caton and Erica Kramer have been promoted to equity partners of the firm, effective Jan. 1. With their addition, 18 of the firm’s 40 equity partners are female.
Caton, a resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, focuses her practice on various aspects of compliance with state and federal servicing and debt collection laws, and speaks and writes frequently on the topics of servicing and debt collection. She also assists clients in responding to federal agency matters from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice as well as state attorneys general investigations.
As an active member of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee, Caton currently serves as the co-vice chair of the young lawyers subcommittee.
Kramer, a resident in the firm’s Tennessee office, focuses her practice on various consumer financial services and regulatory compliance matters, and frequently counsels clients on issues related to the Military Lending Act, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and the accessibility of web content under the Americans with Disabilities Act. She recently co-authored several articles on how the Military Lending Act continues to affect the auto finance industry.
“Anastasia and Erica are skilled attorneys who have consistently demonstrated the integrity and values we hold dear at Hudson Cook,” firm chairman Michael Benoit said. “Their commitment to understanding the needs of our clients and supporting them with high quality legal services, as well as their willingness to support the needs of their colleagues, is emblematic of the firm’s culture.
“We look forward to their contributions to the firm and to the financial services community for many years to come,” Benoit went on to say.