Pepper Hamilton Partner Gary Apfel

Co-Author of Consumer Finance Protection Bureau Reporter

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pepper Hamilton LLP announced that partner Gary Apfel is a co-author of the latest edition of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reporter, the leading source for critical guidance on the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) that is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Mr. Apfel is an original co-author of the Reporter, a four-volume set of guidance that is an essential tool to help legal practitioners and their corporate clients navigate the sweeping new rules, regulations and enforcement activities supervised by the CFPB. The latest edition of the Reporter was recently published by Wolters Kluwer, and is available for purchase at

Mr. Apfel is partner in charge of the Los Angeles office of Pepper Hamilton and co-chair of the firm's Consumer Financial Services Practice Group. Since the mid-1970s, Mr. Apfel has advised numerous clients in the United States and internationally on the full range of opportunities and challenges that a company faces. Mr. Apfel's experience includes advising on compliance matters, corporate governance issues, reorganizations and restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings and commercial transactions. He also advises boards of directors regarding their fiduciary duties and other responsibilities. Mr. Apfel earned his law degree in 1976 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Kent Scholar. He graduated magna cum laude from New York University in 1973.

About Pepper Hamilton

Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.