Kate Larson

Vice President, Regulatory Counsel

Kate Larson is Vice President, Regulatory Counsel for the Consumer Bankers Association and specializes in a variety consumer financial services areas, including fair and responsible banking, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, privacy, home equity lending, the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, the CFPB complaints database, and the Community Reinvestment Act.  She actively advocates on behalf of CBA members on these issues, among others, by enriching relationships with federal agencies and Capitol Hill, educating through comment letters, and informing through presentations.

Prior to joining CBA, Kate served as the Director of Legislation and Research at Williams & Jensen, PLLC where she focused on financial services.  During law school, she was a legal analyst for Heather Podesta + Partners in Washington, D.C. and law clerk at a civil litigation firm in Los Angeles specializing in construction defect, professional liability, and employment law.

A San Diego native, she received her B.A. from the University of Southern California and J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law, with a specialty in business and entrepreneurship. She is admitted to the California Bar and is an active member of the American Bar Association.