January 8, 2024



Washington, D.C. - January 8, 2024 - Hudson Cook, LLP, a leading law firm specializing in financial services, is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Esteves as a new partner in the Washington, D.C. office, expanding the Credit Reporting, Privacy, and Data Security Practice Group. Jason is the second partner addition to the practice group in the past nine months.

Mr. Esteves brings a wealth of experience and expertise in advising businesses on compliance with consumer protection, privacy, and cybersecurity laws. He is skilled in developing and maintaining change management and compliance programs that ensure clients proactively adhere to applicable laws and regulations. In addition to his regulatory compliance work, Jason has a proven track record of representing clients in litigation matters, government investigations, and enforcement actions.

"We are very excited to welcome Jason to the firm," said Rebecca E. Kuehn, Chair of the Credit Reporting, Privacy, and Data Security Practice Group. "Jason's business background and legal experience are a great fit for our practice areas. His addition further strengthens our commitment to providing top-tier legal services to our clients."

"Hudson Cook has earned a reputation as a leading law firm in the financial services industry, and I am excited to bring my experience to the team," said Mr. Esteves. "Given the regulatory and litigation landscape today, the expertise and experience my colleagues have are needed now more than ever. I look forward to working with the talented attorneys at the firm to provide exceptional legal services to our clients."

Before joining Hudson Cook, Mr. Esteves served as the Vice President of Legal at Equifax, Inc., where he played a critical role in advising the company on regulatory matters, investigations, risk mitigation, government and media relations, and cybersecurity. He also managed a wide range of litigation matters for Equifax, where he helped design and implement strategies that significantly enhanced the company's ability to handle high-volume litigation more efficiently.

Mr. Esteves earned his degree in Psychology from the University of Miami. He furthered his academic achievements by obtaining his J.D. from Emory University School of Law, where he graduated with honors.

"Jason brings a deep, versatile understanding of compliance, privacy, and cybersecurity laws to our team," said Chuck Dodge, Managing Partner at Hudson Cook. "His tenure at Equifax and extensive involvement in regulatory matters, litigation, and cyber risk management inform his ability to guide clients through complex regulatory matters. We are thrilled to welcome Jason as a partner in our Washington, DC office, where his insights and proactive approach are a great addition to the Firm."

About Hudson Cook, LLP

Hudson Cook, LLP focuses on state and federal financial services, banking and privacy compliance, regulation, enforcement and supervision, and litigation. With attorneys in 12 offices nationwide, our goal is to provide clients with answers to their unique needs in a responsive manner. The Hudson Cook attorney team includes former officials with federal regulatory agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission; former in-house lawyers from banks, sales finance companies, and other financial services institutions; and attorneys with lengthy experience representing many financial services firms as outside counsel.

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