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Leslie L. Meredith is Counsel in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley LLP.  Ms. Meredith represents corporate and individual clients in complex civil litigation and government investigations, with a particular emphasis on the financial services industry. She has experience representing clients before the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), state attorneys general, and in federal and state courts around the country. She also has extensive experience managing complex discovery issues, including through the use of advanced analytics.

Noteworthy work includes:

  • Completed a six-month secondment at a large financial institution, working as a member of the private banking legal advisory group and the litigation department
     
  • Represented Universal Entertainment Corp., a large Japanese gaming machine manufacturer, its subsidiary, Aruze USA, Inc., and CEO in FCPA-related litigation brought by Wynn Resorts Ltd., and in related parallel domestic and foreign enforcement actions. The case involves one of the first examples of a private party alleging FCPA violations as a method to gain the upper hand in a battle for corporate control, and resulted in a $2.6 billion settlement for clients UEC and Aruze USA, Inc. a month before trial
     
  • Represented the Navajo Nation in a landmark lawsuit against the U.S. government. The Nation alleged that the U.S. had breached its fiduciary duties to the tribe by failing to properly manage, invest, and account for funds and resources the U.S. held in trust for the tribe. After many years of litigation involving facts, circumstances, and documents stretching back six decades, the firm secured a $554 million settlement on behalf of the tribe. It is the largest settlement obtained against the U.S. in any action by a single Native American tribe
     
  • Defended lender-placed insurance providers in multiple putative class actions, as well as in investigations brought by the DOJ, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and state insurance regulators, including the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) and the Massachusetts Attorney General

Ms. Meredith received her J.D. from American University (cum laude) in 2011. During law school, she served as Editor-in-Chief of the American University Law Review. Ms. Meredith received her B.A. from Washington College (magna cum laude) in 2006.

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 2, 2020) – Buckley LLP today announced the promotion of three associates to counsel, effective Jan. 1, 2020. “These three attorneys have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the firm and have regularly delivered exemplary support for our clients,” said Benjamin B. Klubes,...

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