Kersten Holzhueter, JD, Spencer Fane LLP
Kersten Holzhueter is a partner with Spencer Fane LLP and a full-service litigator for financial institutions. Her defense work involves class action lawsuits, including allegations of unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices, and violations of the Uniform Commercial Code, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Truth in Lending Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and state consumer-protection statutes. Her breadth of experience as a financial services litigator has enabled her to counsel clients on how to avoid lawsuits.
Elizabeth Fast, JD, CPA, Spencer Fane LLP
Elizabeth Fast is a partner with Spencer Fane LLP where she specializes in the representation of financial institutions. Elizabeth is the head of the firm’s training division. She received her law degree from the University of Kansas and her undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University. In addition, she has a Master of Business Administration degree and she is a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Spencer Fane, she was General Counsel, Senior Vice President, and Corporate Secretary of a $9 billion bank with more than 130 branches, where she managed all legal, regulatory, and compliance functions.