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Nicole “Nika” Montenero is an Associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley LLP. Ms. Montenero assists clients on a variety of licensing, regulatory, and compliance matters.

Prior to joining Buckley, she served as a Corporate Counsel and Compliance Analyst for the LendingClub Corporation, where her work focused on licensing, state and federal supervisory examinations, and regulatory compliance.

Ms. Montenero is fluent in Russian and Ukrainian. She received her J.D. from The George Washington University in 2018 and her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2015 (Phi Beta Kappa).


  • J.D., George Washington University, 2018
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2015 (Phi Beta Kappa)


  • District of Columbia

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