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Joseph & Cohen Expands Its Banking Practice – Janet Walworth Joins As Of Counsel

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 15, 2015. Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, announced today that Janet Walworth has joined the Firm’s banking and transactional group as Of Counsel.  With over 30 years of experience as a commercial lending, transactional and restructuring lawyer, Ms. Walworth deepens Joseph & Cohen’s boutique banking industry group which focuses on regulatory, corporate, transactional and litigation for banks, credit unions and other financial service companies. Janet Walworth currently represents major money center banks, regional and community banks and other financial service companies.  She is a skilled secured lending lawyer with expertise in real estate and personal

Jon Cohen and Kristina A. Del Vecchio Present at Consumer Financial Services Committee Panel on Consumer Arbitration Clauses

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 07, 2014. Joseph & Cohen, Professional Corporation, announced today that two of the firm’s attorneys, Jonathan M. Cohen, Senior Partner, and Kristina A. Del Vecchio, Of Counsel, were selected by the California Bar Association to speak at their Annual Convention in San Diego.  The Firm’s attorneys participated in the Consumer Financial Services Committee program entitled “New Developments in the Enforcement of Consumer Arbitration Clauses” on September 14, 2014. Ms. Del Vecchio moderated the panel of speakers that included Jonathan Cohen, Bill Webb of Webb Legal Group, and Scott Pearson of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. The panel

Feds Target Payday Lenders: The New Enforcement Reality

By Marie Hogan and Jonathan Joseph The President of the United States sent a wake-up call to the payday lending industry in his 2012 State of the Union speech that they are a target of federal enforcement action by the new Consumer Protection Financial Bureau or CFPB.   President Obama exclaimed: “If you’re a mortgage lender or payday lender or a credit card company, the days of signing people up for products they can’t afford with confusing forms and deceptive practices—those days are over.” Almost a week before the speech, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the newest federal agency whose name