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Leah Dempsey

Leah Dempsey

Shareholder | Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Leah Dempsey is a lawyer and advocate with a unique ability to lead efforts bridging policy, consumer financial and telecommunications laws and regulations and politics. She navigates financial services industry participants and businesses through the rulemaking, regulatory and legislative processes, and helps enact necessary reforms to laws and regulations.

Leah advocates before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, National Credit Union Administration, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, Department of Labor, the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the  Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as several other financial services and other regulators.  Leah helps a range of participants in the financial services marketplace and other businesses including the collection industry, credit unions and other financial institutions, mortgage providers and lenders, nonbank lenders, hospitals and other creditors. Whether it’s dealing with issuance of legislation or policies in Washington, D.C., or throughout the country when facing regulatory supervision and enforcement activity, Leah helps organizations understand their rights and options. She has a deep understanding of the Administrative Procedure Act, the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act process and the Congressional oversight tools needed to ensure a fair and transparent process for businesses and industries. She has advocated for reforms to dozens of federal rulemakings and related legislation in Congress on her clients behalf.