Julyana Dawson is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office and a member of the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement group. She concentrates her practice on representing financial institutions that offer a variety of consumer financial products and services.

Julyana counsels clients on compliance with federal and state consumer finance laws, including the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and prohibitions on unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP). Julyana also represents companies in responding to government investigations and enforcement actions brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and state regulators.

Julyana’s practice spans a range of consumer financial products and services. Her recent work includes reviews of international legal and regulatory guidance regarding global activities for a prominent payments technology company and regulatory due diligence reviews for investors in connection with commercial properties, and banking and white-collar crime related litigation.

Julyana is a member of both the Latino and Black Lawyers Affinity Groups of the Washington DC office.

Prior to joining the firm, Julyana was a judicial intern at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, a law clerk for congresspersons in the Senate and House of Representatives and a member of the Georgetown Law Federal Legislation clinic.


Georgetown University Law Center, JD

Florida State University, BS, summa cum laude


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