Paul Compton

Paul Compton

Founding Partner, Compton Jones Dresher

Paul Compton is a founding partner of Compton Jones Dresher, a law practice based in Birmingham, Alabama that focuses on transactional and regulatory matters for clients in the real estate, financial services and community bank industries. Paul’s practice especially involves affordable housing and tax credit supported community development projects. He is currently a member of the Housing Advisory Council of the Bipartisan Policy Center.

From 2018 to 2020 Paul served as General Counsel of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C. In that capacity he also served on the Federal Housing Administration Mortgagee Review Board and Mortgage Risk Review Council.

Before Paul’s service at HUD he was a partner and member of the managing board of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in its Birmingham office.

Paul is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and the University of Alabama. He attended the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a Truman Scholar.

Deep Dive Episode 202 – HUD and the Disparate Impact Rule

Deep Dive Episode 202 – HUD and the Disparate Impact Rule

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

On June 25, 2021, President Biden’s newly appointed Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge proposed to rescind...

HUD and the Disparate Impact Rule

HUD and the Disparate Impact Rule

Civil Rights Practice Group and Financial Services & E-Commerce Practice Group Teleforum

On June 25, 2021, President Biden’s newly appointed Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge proposed to rescind a Secretary...

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HUD and the Disparate Impact Rule

Civil Rights Practice Group and Financial Services & E-Commerce Practice Group Teleforum

On June 25, 2021, President Biden’s newly appointed Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge proposed to rescind a Secretary...