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Manny Alvarez

Manny Alvarez

Attorney at Law

Oakland
California
Licensed in
CA
University of
California Hastings College of the Law
About
Manny Alvarez serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to Affirm, Inc., a San Francisco-based technology start-up providing online point-of-sale consumer financing solutions. He oversees the company’s day-to-day legal and compliance affairs, including negotiating and drafting commercial contracts, managing corporate governance, and advising the business units on marketing, IP protection, and regulatory compliance.

Before joining Affirm, Manny was a “Founders Club” member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a federal agency created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
10
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Work History

Affirm, Inc.

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer

Jul 2014 - Present

Jul 2014 - Present

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Enforcement Attorney

Jun 2011 - Jun 2014

Investigated and civilly prosecuted violations of Federal consumer financial law including EFTA and Regulation E, TILA and Regulation Z, RESPA and Regulation X, HMDA and Regulation C, ECOA and Regulation B, FDCPA and Regulation F, FCRA and Regulation V, and Section 1036 of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Jun 2011 - Jun 2014

California Department of Justice

Deputy Attorney General, Consumer Law Section

Mar 2010 - Jun 2011

Mar 2010 - Jun 2011

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

Associate

Aug 2007 - Feb 2010

Aug 2007 - Feb 2010

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