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January 7, 2019

Anastasia Caton and Erica Kramer Promoted to Hudson Cook Partners

Firm's female equity partnership increases to 44%, more than double the national average.*

Hanover, Maryland, January 7, 2019 - Hudson Cook, LLP is pleased to announce that attorneys Anastasia V. Caton and Erica A.N. Kramer have been promoted to equity partners of the firm, effective January 1, 2019. With their addition, 18 of the firm's 40 equity partners are female.

Anastasia, resident in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, focuses her practice on various aspects of compliance with state and federal servicing and debt collection laws, and speaks and writes frequently on the topics of servicing and debt collection. She also assists clients in responding to federal agency (CFPB, FTC, DOJ) and state attorneys general investigations. As an active member of the American Bar Association's Consumer Financial Services Committee, Anastasia currently serves as the Co-Vice Chair of the Young Lawyers Subcommittee.

Erica, resident in the firm's Tennessee office, focuses her practice on various consumer financial services and regulatory compliance matters, and frequently counsels clients on issues related to the Military Lending Act, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and the accessibility of web content under the Americans with Disabilities Act. She recently co-authored several articles on how the Military Lending Act continues to affect the auto finance industry.

"Anastasia and Erica are skilled attorneys who have consistently demonstrated the integrity and values we hold dear at Hudson Cook," said firm chairman Michael Benoit. "Their commitment to understanding the needs of our clients and supporting them with high quality legal services, as well as their willingness to support the needs of their colleagues is emblematic of the firm's culture. We look forward to their contributions to the firm and to the financial services community for many years to come."

About Hudson Cook, LLP

Since 1997, Hudson Cook, LLP has been advising clients on state and federal consumer and commercial financial services, banking and privacy compliance, regulation, enforcement and supervision. With more than 55 attorneys in 13 offices across the country, the firm provides local, national and international clients with practical, efficient and innovative solutions that advance their underlying business goals. Hudson Cook has been nationally ranked in Financial Services Regulation Law for a seventh consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.

*Violante, C. and Bell, J. "Law360's Glass Ceiling Report, By the Numbers." Law360, 28 May 2018, law360.com/articles/1047285.

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