Jean Veta has received national recognition for her achievements defending financial institutions and their officers and directors in civil and regulatory enforcement matters, government investigations, internal corporate investigations, and congressional investigations. She was named as one of Washington’s 2015 “Top 100” Super Lawyers and as Washington's 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” in Banking Litigation by Best Lawyers. Ms. Veta also was named Litigator of the Week in December 2012 by The Am Law Litigation Daily and was featured in the 2014 American Lawyer article naming Covington as a Litigation Department of the Year finalist. She was a finalist for Lawyer of the Year (Finance) at the 2013 Chambers USA Women in Law award. Ms. Veta holds Chambers USA’s top rating as a leader in the field of Financial Services Enforcement and Investigations. Her practice focuses on the full range of safety and soundness issues, UDAAP and other consumer compliance issues, fair lending, anti-money laundering, and securities issues, as well as FIRREA and False Claims Act investigations. She regularly handles matters before the CFPB and other federal bank regulators, the Department of Justice, SEC, FTC, and other enforcement agencies.