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  • APPROVED expands team with two key additions

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 28, 2019) APPROVED , Buckley's licensing service for financial services companies, announces the addition of two key players as it expands its state examination management and California licensing capabilities — Kristie Battershell and Debbie Stopeck. “We continue to build...

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  • Buckley announces Veena Viswanatha promoted to partner

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mar. 27, 2019) – Buckley LLP announced that Veena Viswanatha has been promoted from counsel to partner. Viswanatha represents corporate and individual clients in complex litigation and government investigations. Her work spans a wide variety of high-stakes litigation and...

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  • Buckley announces name and leadership changes

    WASHINGTON, DC (Jan. 17, 2019) – Buckley Sandler LLP, a premier national law firm focused on financial services, white collar defense, and complex civil litigation, has changed its name to Buckley LLP and reorganized its governance structure and leadership team. The decision to shorten the firm’s...

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  • Buckley Sandler announces four counsel promotions for 2019

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 2, 2019) – Buckley Sandler LLP today announced the promotion of four associates to counsel, effective Jan. 1, 2019. “We are pleased to recognize these four outstanding attorneys who have consistently provided excellent service on behalf of our clients,” said Co-Managing...

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  • Buckley Sandler to move its D.C. headquarters in 2019

    WASHINGTON, DC (October 15, 2018) – Buckley Sandler LLP announced today that it has signed a 13-year lease with Brookfield Properties to move its headquarters in Washington, D.C., during the second quarter of 2019. The move to 2001 M Street, N.W., will come shortly after Buckley Sandler marks its...

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  • Buckley Sandler wins motion in Johnny Depp suit against ex-lawyer

    WASHINGTON, DC (August 30, 2018) – Buckley Sandler and co-counsel Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner won a major motion in its representation of Johnny Depp in a $30 million suit against his ex-lawyer. L.A. Superior Court Judge Terry Green ruled that a contingency-fee arrangement claimed by a former attorney was voidable by Depp.

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  • Gordon Miller joins Buckley Sandler

    WASHINGTON, DC (August 13, 2018) – Buckley Sandler LLP announced today that banking regulatory lawyer Gordon L. Miller has joined the firm as a Senior Counsel in its Washington, D.C., office. Miller brings more than three decades of public- and private-sector experience in bank regulation,...

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  • Buckley Sandler to vigorously defend James A. Wolfe

    WASHINGTON, DC (June 13, 2018) — James A. Wolfe served as a dedicated public servant for 35 years, first serving his country as a decorated U.S. Army intelligence analyst, and then for most of his career as a Senate staff member. He was entrusted with the government’s most important classified...

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  • Hank Asbill Joins Buckley Sandler

    WASHINGTON, DC (April 23, 2018) – Buckley Sandler LLP announced today that renowned trial lawyer Henry Asbill has joined the firm as a partner in its White Collar and Complex Civil Litigation practices. Asbill has obtained outstanding results for his clients for decades. He has successfully...

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  • Buckley Sandler secures $2.632 billion settlement for Universal Entertainment against Wynn Resorts

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2018)—Buckley Sandler LLP represented Universal Entertainment Corporation and its subsidiary Aruze USA, Inc. in securing a $2.632 billion settlement that resolves a six-year lawsuit against Wynn Resorts, Limited. The settlement announced today will resolve all claims...

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