Lauren Frank is an Associate in the Los Angeles office of Buckley LLP. Ms. Frank advises clients on matters relating to licensing, disclosures, and compliance with consumer and commercial finance products. Ms. Frank represents financial services industry clients including consumer and commercial lenders and lessors, providers of small business financing products such as factoring and merchant cash advance, debt collectors, student lenders, auto-finance companies, and providers of installment sales financing.
Her recent work includes:
- Advising commercial financing clients on implementation of new commercial financing disclosure requirements enacted in California, New York, Utah, and Virginia
- Reviewing and revising consumer loans, student loans, installment sales contracts, and rental purchase agreements for compliance with state law
- Responding to state and federal regulatory complaints, exams, and investigations and helping negotiate resolutions and settlements with such state and federal regulatory entities
- Conducting regulatory due diligence in connection with the acquisition of a 50-state debt collection agency
Prior to joining Buckley, she was a Law Clerk at a Beverly Hills boutique firm. Ms. Frank received her J.D. from the University of Southern California in 2016. During law school she was the Senior Editor for Notes and Submissions for the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal. Ms. Frank received her B.A. from George Mason University in 2013, and received her M.Sc. from King’s College London in 2022. Ms. Frank also studied Philosophy at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University in England in 2012-2013.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 9, 2023) – Buckley LLP today announced the promotion of three associates to counsel and one to senior counsel, effective Jan. 1. The attorneys are from the firm’s Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles offices.
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"Reducing the regulatory risk of merchant cash advances and factoring" by Clinton R. Rockwell and Lauren Frank (Law360)
A growing number of courts and regulators have reached different conclusions on whether factoring and merchant cash advances constitute loans subject to state lender licensing and usury regulations, leaving many factoring companies and their clients without legal certainty about the nature of the...Articles
- J.D., University of Southern California, 2016
- M.Sc., King’s College London, 2022
- B.A., George Mason University, 2013 (magna cum laude)