Oscar Marquis provides legal advice and consulting to companies engaged in the consumer and commercial information industries.
He focuses on privacy and credit reporting issues, with an emphasis on complex compliance matters involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act and similar state laws, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and other consumer protection statutes and Privacy laws. The practice involves both domestic and international legal issues and clients.
Mr. Marquis is the longest serving General Counsel of Trans Union, one of the three national consumer reporting agencies. Since leaving Trans Union, he has provided legal advice to a variety of companies that deal with consumer and business information.
He first was Counsel to the law firm of Hunton & Williams and then a Partner in the law firm Oldaker, Biden & Belair.
Mr. Marquis established a new law firm specializing in privacy and consumer reporting.
He acts as an independent consultant to the Information Management practice of
Hunton & Williams LLP with regard to FCRA, consumer reporting, credit and other financial privacy issues.
He is also affiliated with the law and tax consulting firm of Marquis & Gran located in Munich, Germany.