Mark E. Rooney is an Associate in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler LLP. Mr. Rooney represents financial institutions facing civil government enforcement actions, primarily relating to mortgage lending practices. He has represented banks in litigation brought by various state attorneys general and federal agencies.
Mr. Rooney received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was Senior Articles Editor of the University of Miami Law Review and a teaching assistant in constitutional law. He graduated cum laude from Syracuse University. Before law school, Mr. Rooney served as Deputy Press Secretary to then-Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
Buckley Sandler’s Representation Noted in Law360 Article, “HSBC Says High Court Ruling Ends Predatory-Lending Suit”
Buckley Sandler’s representation was noted in an August 8, 2017 Law360 article, “HSBC Says High Court Ruling Ends Predatory-Lending Suit.” The article discussed HSBC’s request to dismiss a suit in which the company could be held accountable for discriminatory lending in Cook County Illinois, saying...In The News
"CFPB Issues Rule Regarding Payday, Title, Deposit Advance, and Certain Other Installment Loans" By Marshall T. Bell and Mark E. Rooney (Thomson Reuters)
On October 5, 2017, the CFPB published its final rule (the “Rule”) addressing payday loans, vehicle title loans, and certain other extensions of credit (collectively, “covered loans”). Among the Rule’s key provisions, it requires lenders to determine a borrower’s ability to repay for “covered short...Articles
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday announced it will hear an appeal by two banks in a case that could define the reach of mortgage discrimination lawsuits under the Fair Housing Act. Bank of America and Wells Fargo are challenging the city of Miami’s lawsuit seeking to hold the banks responsible for...Articles