Ashley L. Taylor Jr. has a primary focus on federal and state government regulatory and enforcement matters involving state Attorneys General, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission. Ashley defends companies against a variety of enforcement actions brought by the state and federal regulators, and on claims including marketing and advertising representations, statutory disclosures, unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and data security breach response. He also defends clients on a number of issues related to the alphabet soup of federal and state laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the state analogs. Additionally, Ashley works to support the client during the entire lifecycle of a matter should an enforcement action result in litigation. He also works with clients regularly to provide routine compliance advice. Drawing upon his experience as a Deputy Attorney General, Ashley has developed an extensive consumer protection practice focusing on companies in the consumer financial services space, including advising debt buyers, debt collectors, payment processors, credit reporting agencies, and auto finance companies on regulatory and compliance issues.