Bloomberg Law
Feb. 25, 2020, 3:31 PM

Alston & Bird Lands Departing CFPB Deputy Johnson

Evan Weinberger
Evan Weinberger
Assistant Managing Editor

Alston & Bird LLP is set to add the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s second in command in the coming weeks.

CFPB Deputy Director Brian Johnson, who notified the CFPB of his departure in an internal email Feb. 18, will be joining the Atlanta-based firm in early March, Alston & Bird said Tuesday.

Johnson will be a partner in the firm’s Washington office beginning March 9.

“Brian’s impressive combination of experience and leadership in government regulation and oversight in the financial services industry is second to none,” Chris Frieden, Alston & Bird partner and co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services & ...

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