Webb McArthur
Webb McArthur
Washington, D.C.
1909 K Street, NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Fax: 202.223.6935

Professional Experience

Webb is an associate in the firm's Washington, DC office. He advises federal and state chartered depository institutions, mortgage bankers, finance companies and licensed lenders in the development and maintenance of consumer mortgage, automobile finance and other credit programs. He also advises consumer reporting agencies, background screeners, furnishers, service providers, and others on compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other data security and privacy laws.

Prior to joining Hudson Cook, Webb was a Financial Research Assistant with the Virginia Department of the Treasury where he also supported a program overhaul of the Virginia Security for Public Deposits Act.

Webb received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business, Volume 9. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Consumer Financial Services Committee and the Virginia Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Maryland and Virginia.


University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, J.D., 2010, cum laude. Editor-in-Chief, Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business, Volume 9.

Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, B.S. Political Science and Philosophy, 2007, cum laude.

Professional Memberships and Activities

Admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia

American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Consumer Financial Services Committee

Maryland State Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar

Virginia Bar Association

Speeches and Publications

Borders, Branches, and Behavior: Dispelling Myths about Scope of General Data Protection Regulation, Hudson Cook Insights (May 2018).

GDPR and the Consumer: Complying with the Consumer-Facing Requirements of the GDPR, CounselorLibrary Consumer Financial Services Conference (April 2018).

The Changing Landscape of Tenant Screening Laws, National Association of Professional Background Screeners Mid-Year Legislative & Regulatory Conference (April 2018).

Seattle's Fair Chance Housing Ordinance: A New Wave of Tenant Screening Regulation?, NAPBS Journal (March April 2018).

Recent FTC Suit Highlights Alleged Deceptive Practices in Negative Option Plans, Hudson Cook Insights (October 2017).

Notices, Notices, Notices: A Comprehensive Look at Adverse Action, Risk-Based Pricing, and Credit Score Notices for Credit and Non-Credit Transactions, CounselorLibrary Consumer Financial Services Conference (April 2017).

Tailored to Suit: Drafting a Client's Compliance Management System, ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee Newsletter (March 2016).

Bitcoin Mining and BSA Administrator Status, Basis Points, Issue 57 (June 2014).

The New TCPA Consent Standard and Retroactive Application, Basis Points, Issue 51 (November 2013).

Comment, Reforming Fairness: The Need for Legal Pragmatism in the WTO Dispute Resolution Process, 9 Rich. J. Global Law & Bus. 229 (2010).