HANOVER, Md. — Hudson Cook LLP recently announced the addition of Thomas Buiteweg as a partner at the firm's Ann Arbor, Mich., office.

Buiteweg will focus his practice on federal and state consumer financial services laws, with particular emphasis on automotive financing.

Before joining Hudson Cook, Buiteweg worked as legal counsel for GMAC and its servicing subsidiary. He was a member of the working group that developed standards for electronic motor vehicle retail installment sale and lease contracts

Furthermore, he is the current co-chair of the Personal Property Financing Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Consumer Financial Services Committee. 

Buiteweg is also a member of the Governing Committee for the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.

"Tom brings skills and experience that will fit perfectly in the firm's automotive compliance practice," said Tom Hudson, partner at the Hanover, Md., office of Hudson Cook. 

"We are pleased to add a partner to the firm who is so widely recognized as an expert in automotive finance law," he concluded.