Bloomberg Law
Nov. 28, 2017, 4:55 PM

Lawyer in CFPB Fight Is Frequent Trump Foe

Liz Crampton

The lawyer representing Leandra English in her mission to lead the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is no stranger to taking on President Donald Trump in court.

Deepak Gupta, a veteran appellate litigator and former CFPB senior attorney, has filed several high-profile cases against the president in his first year of office. Gupta’s latest shot at Trump comes in the court battle over who is the legitimate acting director of the CFPB. He represents English as she squares off against Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, who Trump picked to replace Richard Cordray after he resigned as director Nov. ...

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