A&B Abstract: In November, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in connection with the Fifth Circuit’s recent decision in Community Financial, which held that the CFPB’s funding structure violated the Constitution’s Appropriations Clause. (For a full discussion of the Community Financial decision, click here; for a full […]
About Chris Thomson
Chris Thomson is a member of Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. Before joining Alston & Bird, Chris served as a law clerk for the Hon. Jane J. Boyle of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. During his clerkship, Chris helped manage the court’s civil docket and worked on cases involving employment discrimination, civil rights claims, and complex commercial disputes.