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Michael A. Rome is Counsel in the Los Angeles office of Buckley LLP. Mr. Rome represents corporate and individual clients in a variety of litigation and government enforcement matters. Michael’s work includes cases involving mortgage-backed securities, mortgage fraud, the Consumer Finance Protection Act (CFPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), and state and federal employment law statutes. Michael also counsels clients on risk management strategies and compliance with regulations affecting the financial services industry.

Before joining Buckley, Mr. Rome was an Associate at Morgan Lewis, where he represented employers in employment litigation matters, including matters involving allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination and breach of employment contract.

Mr. Rome’s recent representations include:

  • Defending financial institutions in complex mortgage-backed securities litigation
  • Representing a large gaming manufacturer in FCPA-related litigation involving multi-billion dollar claims
  • Representing a large bank in a CFPB investigation related to loan servicing
  • Representing individuals in international commercial fraud litigation
  • Defending litigation and government investigations of entities regarding down payment assistance and alleged mortgage fraud

Mr. Rome received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Davis in 2007 (Phi Beta Kappa). 

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  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010 
  • B.A., University of California, Davis, 2007 (Phi Beta Kappa)


  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

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