Erin Zacuto Cass

Associate
Cass Erin Zacuto

Erin Zacuto Cass is an associate in Venable's Consumer Financial Services Litigation practice. Erin defends consumer financial services clients in investigations initiated by state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission, and state attorneys general. She has managed and/or defended more than a dozen investigations. Erin advises clients on a variety of financial services and consumer protection issues, including the Consumer Financial Protection Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, and other laws enforced by the CFPB, the FTC, and state attorneys general. Erin assists clients in identifying risks and adhering to regulatory requirements, examining potential defenses, and with general litigation strategy.

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Education

  • J.D. cum laude American University, Washington College of Law 2013
    • Publications editor, Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
    • Intern, Honorable Frederick H. Weisberg, Superior Court for the District of Columbia
    • Intern, Appellate Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia
  • B.A. American Studies cum laude Georgetown University 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Patrick L. Woodward Court of Special Appeals of Maryland
  • Honorable Ronald R. Rubin Circuit Court for Montgomery County

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Recognition
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  • Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Director’s Award, 2009