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Buckley recognized by Chambers USA as a “first-rate firm” in financial services; “crème de la crème” for White Collar practice

Buckley has once again received top recognition in financial services regulation and white collar crime/government investigations from Chambers USA, which ranks the country’s leading firms and lawyers in a range of practice areas based on research and client interviews.

In total, Chambers USA recognized 15 Buckley partners, 11 of whom it recognized for Financial Services Regulation.

One source told Chambers, “Buckley consistently provides preeminent expertise, in-depth understanding of the financial services environment, key players, and strong customer service.” Another source said, “They are great. A top-notch firm with extreme expertise in its areas of financial services.”

In addition, five of the firm’s partners earned recognition for their White Collar practice.

An interviewee asked to comment on the firm’s white collar practice said, “Buckley has the crème de la crème of the white-collar community. They have people with tremendous experience and great reputations. They're fantastic trial lawyers and because of the size of the firm, they're much more nimble and flexible.”

The firm achieved the following practice rankings in Chambers USA 2019:

Band 1 – Nationwide – Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation)

Band 3 – Nationwide – Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations)

Band 2 – District of Columbia – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Listed below are the 15 individually recognized Buckley Sandler partners with quotes from interviewees.

Henry W. Asbill – Band 2, District of Columbia Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. “He's one of the legends of the white-collar Bar.” “A fearless trial lawyer.”

Preston Burton – Band 2, District of Columbia Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. “Extremely experienced and successful trial lawyer.” “A great lawyer and he has a nice, direct approach with clients.”

Valerie Hletko – Band 3, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation). “Extremely intelligent.” “Her knowledge of the regulator's expectations was valuable and ultimately likely saved us money.”

Benjamin Klubes – Band 2, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation) Band 3, Nationwide Financial Service Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations) and a Recognized Practitioner, District of Columbia Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. “A really top-notch lawyer.”

Joseph Kolar – Band 2, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance). “Terrific.”

David Krakoff – Band 1, District of Columbia Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations and Band 3, Nationwide FCPA. “One of the best trial lawyers in the city.” “He has one hell of a trial record.”

John Kromer – Band 3, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance). “Great in the mortgage area.”

Jeffrey Naimon – Band 2, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance). “He combines industry-leading knowledge of consumer financial services with a solutions-oriented approach informed by strong business acumen.”

John Redding – Band 3, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation) “Unbelievably responsive and extremely knowledgeable in his field,”

Christopher Regan – Recognized Practitioner, District of Columbia Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations.

Clinton Rockwell – Band 3, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance). “A phenomenal lawyer.”

Michelle Rogers – Up and Coming, Nationwide Financial Service Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations). “She's an extremely talented lawyer and is very insightful and thoughtful in her advice.”

Jonice Gray Tucker – Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations). “Fantastic.” “A top-notch attorney.”

Walter Zalenski – Band 2, Nationwide Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance). “A very fine lawyer.”

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