Maurice Wutscher Opens Austin Office, Adds Attorney Eric Rosenkoetter

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National financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP has opened its 11th office, hiring financial services attorney Eric Rosenkoetter to lead the firm’s Texas litigation matters in its new Austin office.

Rosenkoetter will practice in the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Consumer Credit Litigation and Regulatory Compliance groups, joining Maurice Wutscher’s skilled team of 25 attorneys focused on defense of the financial services industry in offices throughout the United States. In addition to Austin, Maurice Wutscher has offices in Chicago, Cincinnati, Flemington, Indianapolis, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

ericrosenkoetterRosenkoetter has substantial experience as a litigation attorney and also brings a solid background as a compliance and transactional attorney for the financial services industry. In that role, he has provided strategic, business growth, legislative, compliance and regulatory advice to national corporations and trade associations. For example, he has drafted consumer contracts and disclosures designed to state-specific statutory requirements, and developed “Best Practices” guides and state-by-state compliance grids, for national financial services companies. He also conducted research and crafted a metrics report for a national trade association with analysis designed to counter the claims of advocacy groups.

Rosenkoetter’s experience also includes working for a national corporation as executive counsel, chief compliance and ethics officer, and director of legislative affairs, and as a federal lobbyist and director of government and public affairs for a national financial services trade association. In the government sector, he presided over approximately 6,000 state administrative hearings, served as a staff attorney for the Missouri Senate, and handled litigation in 33 counties as a regional managing attorney.

Rosenkoetter earned his Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law, and his Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He is admitted to practice law in Texas and Missouri.

Maurice Wutscher’s Austin office is located at 13785 Research Blvd., Suite 125, Austin, Texas 78750. Eric Rosenkoetter may be reached at (512) 672-7068 or via email at erosenkoetter@MauriceWutscher.com.

For more information, see mauricewutscher.com.

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Donald Maurice provides counsel to the financial services industry, successfully litigating matters in the state and federal courts in individual and class actions. He has successfully argued before the Third, Fourth and Eighth Circuit U.S. Courts of Appeals, and has represented the financial services industry before several courts including as counsel for amicus curiae before the United States Supreme Court. He counsels clients in regulatory actions before the CFPB, and other federal and state regulators and in the development and testing of debt collection compliance systems. Don is peer-rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, the worldwide guide to lawyers. In addition to being a frequent speaker and author on consumer financial services law, he serves as legal counsel to DBA International and as chair of the ABA's Bankruptcy and Debt Collection Subcommittee. He serves on the governing Board of Regents of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers and on the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law .