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Cierra Newman
Cierra Newman
Associate
202.715.2009    
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Washington, D.C.
1909 K Street, NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
202.223.6930
Fax: 202.223.6935
Practices

Professional Experience

Cierra is an associate in the firm's Washington, D.C. office where she is a member of the Credit Reporting, Privacy, and Data Security Practice Group. Cierra advises financial institutions, consumer reporting agencies, and financial technology firms on a broad range of federal laws, including those enforced by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB"), the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC"), and other federal agencies. Cierra's practice focuses primarily on day-to-day regulatory compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and other privacy data use and protection laws.

In addition, while working in conjunction with Hudson Cook, LLP's Government Investigations, Examinations and Enforcement Practice Group, Cierra assists clients with preparing for examinations by federal prudential regulators, as well as state attorneys general.

Prior to joining Hudson Cook, Cierra served as an Attorney-Advisor for the OCC, an independent bureau of the U.S. Department of Treasury. In her capacity, she supported a wide range of legal matters within the Office of the Chief Counsel. Cierra previously served as a Law Clerk for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee where she worked as an aide for Senator Charles E. Grassley, Chairman and President Pro Tempore of the United States Senate.

Cierra received her J.D., with Honors, from the University of Iowa College of Law. She received her B.A. in Business Administration from Queens University. She is admitted to practice in Iowa and the District of Columbia.

American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Women in Housing Finance

Iowa Bar Association

University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with honors, 2018

Queens University, B.A. in Business Administration, 2011

Iowa, 2019

District of Columbia, 2020