Andrew P. Pennacchia, Counsel in the New York office of Buckley Sandler LLP, provides strategic guidance to a wide-range of financial services companies on regulatory and enforcement matters.
Mr. Pennacchia frequently advises banks, mortgage companies, marketplace lenders, commercial lenders, securities broker-dealers, and other financial institutions on key federal and state consumer financial laws, bank safety and soundness regulations, multi-state licensing requirements, and agency lending guidelines.
Mr. Pennacchia also assists clients with enforcement actions brought by federal and state regulators, and conducts comprehensive regulatory assessments designed to identify regulatory gaps and systemic compliance control deficiencies.
Prior to joining Buckley Sandler, Mr. Pennacchia worked within Morgan Stanley’s Legal and Compliance Division, where he provided advice on various regulatory compliance requirements affecting securities-based, commercial, and institutional lending, and assisted in the development and implementation of a risk-assessment process for retail lending products.
While at Morgan Stanley, he was also a member of Morgan Stanley Credit Corporation’s Mortgage Compliance Committee. Prior to his tenure at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Pennacchia served as Vice President of Legal Affairs for Premium Capital Funding LLC.
Mr. Pennacchia received his J.D. from the Hofstra University School of Law and his B.A. from Dickinson College.