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Jeffrey P. Naimon
Combines encyclopedic knowledge of legal requirements and in-depth understanding of the regulatory environment with strong business acumen. Legal 500

Biography

Jeff Naimon is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler LLP, with more than 20 years of experience assisting bank and non-bank financial services providers (and investors in same) with regulatory, enforcement, and transactional matters.

He defends financial services companies facing complex examination or enforcement matters before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and federal and state banking and mortgage regulators, with a focus on fair lending, unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts and practices (UDAAP), loan servicing, privacy and credit reporting, debt collection, servicemember protections and other consumer protection issues.

He assists banks and non-banks structure, negotiate, and operate a variety of vendor management and outsourcing programs and other third-party arrangements, including performing due diligence, negotiating transactions, and advising on ongoing oversight protocols to meet regulatory expectations for third-party arrangements. 

Mr. Naimon also assists in negotiating acquisition, capital markets, and servicing transactions, advising on how best to structure the transaction to reduce risk and expedite deal closure, performing due diligence, and assisting in obtaining the necessary change of control and other regulatory approvals.   

Mr. Naimon is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) in Chambers USA, which praised him for his "extremely high intellect regarding compliance matters and negotiation skills. There's none better at arguing a disputed point." He is also a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. 

He previously served as Co-chair (2011-2013) and Co-vice Chair (2008-2010) of the Truth in Lending Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee, and has authored numerous articles on consumer financial services. Mr. Naimon received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. from Yale University (magna cum laude).

Combines encyclopedic knowledge of legal requirements and in-depth understanding of the regulatory environment with strong business acumen. Legal 500

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Legal 500 2017: Recognized in the Financial Services: Regulatory and the Cyber Law (Data Protection and Privacy) practice areas
  • Chambers USA 2017: Band 2, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
  • Best Lawyers 2017: Banking and Finance Law
  • Legal 500 2016: Recognized in the Finance - Financial Services: Regulatory practice area
  • Chambers USA 2016: Band 2, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
  • Super Lawyers 2016: Banking, Consumer Law
  • Chambers USA 2015: Band 3, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
  • Super Lawyers 2015: Banking, Consumer Law
  • Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers 2015: Banking and Finance Law
  • Chambers USA 2014: Band 3, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
  • Super Lawyers 2014: Banking and Consumer Law
  • Best Lawyers 2014: Banking and Finance Law
  • Chambers USA 2013: Band 3, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
  • Best Lawyers 2013: Banking and Finance Law
  • Chambers USA 2012: Band 3, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)