Richard Horn Leaves Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Join Dentons
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

Richard B. Horn, former senior counsel and special advisor with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), has joined Dentons as a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets practice in the Washington D.C. office. Horn had led the final rulemaking for the integrated disclosures under the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act while working at the Bureau, and prior to that he was a lawyer on the team of the Treasury Department that established the Bureau.

Co-leader of Dentons’ Capital Markets Groupt, Stephen Kudenholdt, said, “Rich was a key architect of one of the most important solutions to the financial crisis … We are delighted to welcome him to Dentons.”


Before joining the CFPB Implementation Team, Horn worked as a senior attorney at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in the New York Regional Office. He supported the supervision staff on consumer compliance, risk management, and safety and soundness issues. His work involved both enforcement and regulatory matters.

At Dentons, Horn will advise clients on federal and state regulatory compliance issues, including those related to consumer finance and residential mortgages. Erik Klingenberg, co-leader of Dentons’ Capital Markets Group said, “Rich’s intimate, first-hand experience with regulatory, compliance and enforcement issues will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”

Horn’s hire comes within days of Dentons announcing the hires of Seth Harris, former acting secretary of labor, Jeff Lane, former assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs at the US Department of Energy, and Eugene Degnan, a former program manager at the Department of Commerce.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!

Horn would be among known faces since a large group of lawyers had left the law firm, Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP, where he used to work as an associate, and joined Dentons.

Richard Horn earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law. He is a frequent speaker on industry trends and developments, including public policy and consumer testing, private student loan compliance and mortgage disclosure reform.


Interesting Legal Sites You May Like




Search Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking a mid-level litigation attorney with experience taking/defending dep...

Apply Now

Trust and Estate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

Boutique trust and estate firm is seeking an attorney with 7+ years of experience. Candidate should ...

Apply Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking a support attorney with some experience/familiarity with a litigatio...

Apply Now



Wheeling office of our client seeks attorney preferably with 1-3 years of WV litigation experience. ...

Apply Now


Associate Attorney


An Associate Attorney is sought for a growing real estate, trusts and estate planning firm in Prince...

Apply now

Associate - Mid-Level - GL Group


Defense firm seeking mid-level associate for Westchester office to fill General Liability position. ...

Apply now

Mortgage Compliance Analyst


Job Description: Rubicon Mortgage Advisors LLC, a locally-owned, boutique mortgage lender is seeki...

Apply now

Litigation Legal Assistant

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Qualifications: Candidate should have 2+ years of previous experience supporting multiple atto...

Apply now


To Top