Aaron Mahler has established himself as a valued counselor for financial services companies and individuals navigating government enforcement, litigation, and regulatory matters. A Partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley Sandler LLP, he focuses much of his practice on representing bank and non-bank financial institutions in government examinations, investigations, and enforcement actions.
Mr. Mahler regularly counsels clients on issues dealing with intersecting business and compliance considerations, where he develops practical solutions to defend clients against regulatory investigations and actions, including those involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Federal Reserve, as well as in cases involving unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP), the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Fair Housing Act (FHA), and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA).
Before joining Buckley Sandler, Mr. Mahler clerked for the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and for the Honorable Daniel A. Barker of the Arizona State Court of Appeals. He was also an Associate with Hogan & Hartson LLP in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Mahler received his J.D. from the University of Virginia and his B.A. from Brigham Young University.