Andrew Smith

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

ANDREW SMITH is a Partner at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC.  Mr. Smith counsels banks, non-banks, credit bureaus, and financial technology providers regarding compliance with consumer financial services laws and rules, including UDAAP and CFPB issues.  He also advises on law enforcement, investigations and transactional matters.  Mr. Smith is recommended by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers, and Legal 500.  He is a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, and is the Chair of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Smith served in senior policy-making and supervisory positions at the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission.