Michael A. Rome is an Associate in the Los Angeles office of Buckley Sandler LLP. Mr. Rome represents corporate and individual clients in a variety of litigation and enforcement matters, including complex civil litigation and government enforcement matters. Before joining Buckley Sandler, Mr. Rome was an Associate at Morgan Lewis, where he focused on class action litigation.
Michael’s work includes cases involving mortgage-backed securities, mortgage fraud, the Consumer Finance Protection Act (CFPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), and unfair and deceptive trade practice statutes. Michael also counsels clients on risk management strategies and compliance with regulations affecting the financial services industry.
Mr. Rome’s recent representations include:
- Defending financial institutions in complex mortgage-backed securities litigation
- Representing a large gaming manufacturer in FCPA-related litigation involving multi-billion dollar claims
- Representing a large bank in a CFPB investigation related to loan servicing
- Representing individuals in international commercial fraud litigation
- Defending litigation and government investigations of entities regarding down payment assistance and alleged mortgage fraud
Mr. Rome received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Davis in 2007 (Phi Beta Kappa).
Buckley Sandler Webcast: Lessons Learned: Significant Developments and Key Takeaways from Recent Class Actions and Complex Litigations
In the first half of 2016, we have seen numerous significant developments in consumer class action and complex litigation cases and regulations. In the second webcast in our quarterly series dedicated to addressing issues relevant to class actions and other complex litigation, join Buckley Sandler...Webcast
Amanda Lawrence and Michael A. Rome Authored a Law360 Article, "The Great Class Action Ascertainability Debate"
In recent years, courts have divided sharply over whether or not Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure creates an implicit requirement that a class must be ascertainable in order to be certified. This article addresses the meaning of ascertainability, the circuit split over whether and to...Articles
- J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010
- B.A., University of California, Davis, 2007 (Phi Beta Kappa)