Alex Megaris focuses on regulatory investigations and government enforcement matters involving state attorneys general, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), state regulatory agencies, and the U.S. Congress. Alex also works closely with Venable's federal and state government affairs teams in advocating for clients before these agencies. She has extensive experience with consumer protection laws, including state and federal unfair, deceptive and abusive practices (UDAAP) laws, such as the FTC Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Act, the FTC's Telemarketing Sales Rule, and federal and state product-specific regulations; including those regulating credit reporting, loan servicing, and debt collection.
In addition, Alex advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues, and works with banks and nonbanks to conduct internal risk and compliance assessments, and prepare for supervision examinations by the CFPB and other regulators. Alex is the hiring partner in Venable’s New York office.