Julia E. Johnson
Julia represents financial services clients in government investigations, enforcement litigation, and financial services litigation matters, and brings particular experience with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) related matters. She provides an invaluable perspective to the consumer financial services and FinTech clients she serves in both the enforcement and litigation context and in compliance counseling. Julia is well-versed in complex consumer financial protection laws, including UDAAP, FCRA, RESPA, TILA, ECOA, EFTA, FDCPA, GLB, SCRA, and MLA.
Julia also practices in the area of litigation with a focus on international securities and investment fraud, corporate governance, and shareholder representation. She also has significant experience in internal investigations and anti-corruption compliance.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Julia was an associate at a large international law firm in San Diego where she focused on securities litigation and government investigations. Julia has worked with teams that obtained numerous settlements against large banks and financial institutions. She has also worked at the World Bank, the Office of the US Trade Representative, and US Government Accountability Office in Washington, DC. In law school, she was the articles editor of the Alaska Law Review and executive editor of the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
"CFPB Denies Bank of America’s Request to Quash Probe Into Unauthorized Consumer Account Openings", The Banking Law Journal, February, 2020