Brian W. Bartholomay is an Associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley LLP. He assists clients in the financial services industry, including national banks, state banks, mortgage companies, servicers and other consumer lenders on a variety of government enforcement, regulatory and compliance matters.
Mr. Bartholomay’s experience includes matters initiated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Department of Justice (DOJ), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as well as state attorneys general and other state regulators such as the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS).
Representative matters include:
- Responding to federal and state enforcement actions, including subpoenas and Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs) from CFPB, DOJ, and state attorneys general
- Assisting clients with False Claims Act (FCA) and Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) investigations by DOJ and HUD’s Office of Inspector General concerning the origination of loans insured by the Federal Housing Administration
- Defending banks in Fair Housing Act (FHA) cases brought by municipalities seeking generalized damages from foreclosures
- Assisting clients in CFPB pre-enforcement matters, including responding to Proposed Action and Request for Response (PARR) and Notice and Opportunity to Respond and Advise (NORA) letters
- Advising mortgage lenders and servicers on regulatory requirements under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and the Homeowners Protection Act (HPA), among others
Mr. Bartholomay received his B.A. from Davidson College, and earned his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law.
"Betting on sports wagering? Double down on licensing prep" by Andrew R. Louis, Kathryn L. Ryan, and Brian W. Bartholomay (Sports Litigation Alert)
Sports betting has flourished in the year since a Supreme Court decision gave states the right to legalize it, with eight states now offering some form of sports betting and almost 30 in various stages of weighing legislation that would do so. Some of the new players are borrowing from existing...Articles
"Practical considerations for litigating proportionality" by Elizabeth E. McGinn, Scott T. Sakiyama, and Brian W. Bartholomay (Law360)
After years of discussion regarding how the rules of discovery might be improved, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure became effective on Dec. 1, 2015. One of the more prominent amendments involved FRCP 26(b)(1), which was updated to allow discovery of relevant, nonprivileged...Articles
- J.D., Wake Forest University, 2006
- B.A., Davidson College, 2001
- District of Columbia
- Virginia (Associate Membership)