Jeff Naimon is a partner in the Washington, DC office of BuckleySandler LLP. Mr. Naimon has more than 20 years of experience assisting banks and other financial services providers with regulatory, enforcement, transactional, and litigation matters. Mr. Naimon provides regulatory and enforcement counseling on fair lending or unfair, deceptive or abusive acts and practices (UDAAP) issues. He defends banks and other financial services companies facing regulatory enforcement matters before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), and state banking and mortgage regulators. He also provides regulatory advice with a focus on consumer operations, and assists in drafting legislative or regulatory advocacy papers. Mr. Naimon also performs fair lending and other regulatory due diligence on acquisition targets and outsourcing counterparties to mitigate and/or value possible risk involving loan portfolios or other lending operations. He also assists companies with structuring acquisition and investment transactions in the financial services arena to minimize the time necessary to close the transaction, and assist in obtaining necessary change of control approvals. Mr. Naimon advises on the entire panoply of banking and consumer finance statutes, including the Dodd-Frank Act, National Bank Act, Truth in Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Housing Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and state laws governing lending, servicing, collections and unfair and deceptive acts and practices. He has assisted many servicers in the interpretation of the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Uniform Security Instrument. Mr. Naimon is the current co-chair of the Truth in Lending Subcommittee of the American Bar Associations 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).
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