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BuckleySandler LLP

January 29, 2014 08:45 ET

BuckleySandler's "Consumer Protection Practice" Named One of Law360's Practice Groups of the Year

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2014) - BuckleySandler LLP, a leading financial services and criminal & civil enforcement defense law firm, has been named to Law360's 2014 "Consumer Protection Groups of the Year" list. The annual list, which recognizes elite practice groups based on the size, complexity and consequence of matters handled, noted that BuckleySandler "solidified its position in the [consumer protection] field as a nimble, smaller firm that delivers BigLaw results."

The firm's regulatory counseling and compliance practice is at the forefront of advising clients on preparing for -- and complying with -- new and existing federal and state rules and regulations, including the numerous new rules coming out under Dodd-Frank. The publication cited the firm's notable successes over the past year, including its representation of clients in major CFPB and bank regulatory enforcement matters and its extensive class action defense practice. As noted by Law360, the "firm's focused approach has helped it build a client list that features the 10 largest banks in the U.S., nine of the top 10 mortgage lenders, the top 10 mortgage servicers and the top 10 credit card issuers. That has put it in the middle of numerous high-profile and cutting edge cases in the past year."

In an interview with Law360, BuckleySandler Chairman and Executive Partner, Andrew L. Sandler, noted," the challenges and frustrations for our clients are increasing all the time. So we are often helping our clients through very difficult situations." Sandler further explained, "We like to think we offer the best of BigLaw, which is 24/7 responsiveness and level of capability and tremendous work ethic, while being able to provide our clients with more cost efficient service and greater expertise throughout the firm because all of our lawyers do just this kind of work."

Law360's Practice Groups of the Year highlights up to five practice groups that notched the biggest litigation victories or deals of the year.

With more than 150 lawyers in Washington, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, BuckleySandler provides best-in-class legal counsel to meet the challenges of its financial services industry and other corporate and individual clients across the full-range of government enforcement actions, complex and class action litigation and transactional, regulatory and public policy issues. The Firm represents many of the nation's leading financial services institutions. Online: www.buckleysandler.com; https://twitter.com/BuckleySandler: http://www.infobytesblog.com.

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