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A Partner in Buckley Sandler LLP’s Washington, D.C., office, Andrew Louis represents consumer financial services clients in state and federal government enforcement actions, complex and class action litigation, and internal and external investigations. He also counsels clients in a variety of regulatory and compliance matters related to the provision of consumer financial services.

Mr. Louis’ recent representative matters include:

  • Representing bank and consumer finance clients in connection with a variety of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) investigations, including credit card ancillary (“Add-on”) products, marketing of no cost checking accounts, overdraft fees and opt-in process, and the sale and financing of manufactured homes
     
  • Advising mortgage servicers regarding state and government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) limitations on collection of default servicing fees, state Home Owners Association (HOA) superlien statutes, foreclosure process compliance, and foreclosure file reviews
     
  • Advising professional sports teams regarding consumer contractual terms, arbitration provisions, and compliance with consumer protection laws, including UDAP, TILA, and TCPA
     
  • Representing a large Japanese gaming manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)-related litigation brought by Wynn Resorts Ltd.
     
  • Defending a lender placed insurance provider in multiple putative consumer class actions
     
  • Defending bank and consumer finance clients in connection with multi-district class actions and claims brought by counties and county recorders challenging the involvement of MERS in nonjudicial foreclosures

Mr. Louis also serves as the Chair of the firm’s Associate and Counsel Committee and Regulatory Attorney Committee, and is also a member of the firm’s Charitable Foundation Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Attorney Evaluation Committee, e-Discovery Committee, and Ombuds Committee. His pro bono practice includes representing victims of domestic violence in immigration matters before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service; representing a client on the autism spectrum in a civil lawsuit related to unconstitutional prison conditions; and assisting low income taxpayers in disputes with the District’s Office of Tax and Revenue.

Before joining Buckley Sandler as a founding member, Mr. Louis was an Associate with Buckley Kolar, LLP and Goodwin Procter, LLP. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University (Order of the Coif; magna cum laude) and his B.A. from Colgate University. 

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