Thomas J. Buiteweg

Thomas J. Buiteweg

HANOVER, Md. — Hudson Cook LLP, a nationwide provider of legal compliance services for the financial services industry, announced the return of Thomas J. Buiteweg as a partner at the firm’s Ann Arbor, Mich., office.

Buiteweg, a former partner with Hudson Cook, will focus his practice on federal and state consumer financial services laws with particular emphasis in automotive financing. He most recently served as legal counsel for GMAC, now Ally Bank, where he managed the legal staff’s consumer automotive finance group. According to Hudson Cook, Buiteweg was a member of the working group that developed standards for electronic motor vehicle retail installment sale and lease contracts.

Additionally, Buiteweg is the current co-chair of the Personal Property Financing Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee, and also is a member of the Governing Committee for the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.

”We are very pleased to have Tom return to the firm he is widely recognized as a leading attorney in automotive finance law,” said Tom Hudson, partner at the Hanover, Md., office of Hudson Cook.