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Benjamin M. Litchfield is an Associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley LLP. He assists clients in a wide range of matters, including regulatory examinations and regulatory compliance issues for banks and nonbank financial institutions, as well as government enforcement actions, and internal investigations.

Prior to joining Buckley, Mr. Litchfield was Counsel for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he provided direct legal advice to bureau examiners on the applicability of federal consumer financial laws related to credit card account management, mortgages, student loans, and automobile loan originations and servicing. He has also worked for the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU).

He received his J.D. from Howard University School of Law (cum laude) in 2013 and his B.A. from The George Washington University (magna cum laude) in 2009.


  • J.D., Howard University, 2013 (cum laude)
  • B.A., The George Washington University, 2009 (magna cum laude)


  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Government Service

    • Counsel (Originations & Servicing, Office of Supervision Policy), Supervision Enforcement and Fair Lending Division, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    • Staff Attorney (Regulations and Legislation Division), Office of General Counsel, National Credit Union Administration

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