Manley Williams practices retail financial services law, with an emphasis on consumer protection and the specialized regulatory provisions applying to credit card issuers, credit reporting agencies, and debt collection agencies.
She was formerly Counsel at the Washington office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering, Hale and Dorr LLP, and prior to that, a staff attorney in the Legal Division and the Division of Consumer and Community Affairs at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC. At the Fed, Ms. Williams worked with Regulations Z (Truth in Lending), B (Equal Credit Opportunity), C (Home Mortgage Disclosure), X (Real Estate Settlement Procedures), and CC (Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks), as well as with monetary policy and community development issues.
Other projects that Ms. Williams has worked on included developing legislative proposals for a new home financing act, drafting a Board report on check fraud, preparing a Board briefing on mutual fund redemption processes during periods of market turmoil, and drafting a new regulation concerning community development investments.
Ms. Williams' articles include " HUD's Policy Statement on YSP's, Unearned Fees Alters Litigation Landscape But May Not Put an End to Suits," Consumer Financial Services Law Report, November 23, 2001, p.5. Ms. Williams is co-author with Kirk Jensen of " Yield Spread Premiums: HUD's Clarification and Lingering Concerns," The Banking Law Journal, February 2002, p. 129. She received a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1992 (magna cum laude), a M.A. from Columbia University in 1989 and a B.A. from Stanford University in1987.
District of Columbia
Harvard Law School
Areas of Practice
- Finance & Banking
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