Adams and Reese is pleased to announce that Elena A. Lovoy has joined the firm as Special Counsel in the Transactions and Corporate Advisory Services Practice Group in the Birmingham office. Elena is a seasoned attorney with more than 25 years of experience in the banking, consumer financial services regulatory compliance, and privacy and information security arenas. Her practice focuses primarily on state and federal regulatory compliance issues facing banks and other financial services companies in creating, maintaining and expanding their consumer lending and servicing operations. She also works with vendors serving the consumer finance industry. Elena also assists companies in preparing for and responding to regulatory examinations and data breaches.