Attorneys focused on financial services and regulatory issues who regularly deal with, or who formerly served as senior officials and legal counsel of, federal and state agencies responsible for the supervision of banks and other financial institutions including the:

    Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    Federal Reserve Board
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
    Federal Housing Finance Agency
    Department of Housing and Urban Development
    Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
    Financial Stability Oversight Council
    Commodities Futures Trading Commission
    Department of Justice
    Department of Treasury
    Securities and Exchange Commission
    Office of Management and Budget
    Federal Trade Commission


Recognized by Chambers USA

Ranked in U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms," 2011 - 2017

Ranked among the nation's top firms for Financial Services:

    Regulatory in Legal 500

Innovation in Products and Services

Venable assists financial services clients in the development of products and services that comply with increasingly complex disclosure and procedural requirements. Innovation in business models is just as important. At the start of the century Venable assisted in the creation and growth of one of the most innovative Internet banks, which grew to be the largest Internet bank in the country. Venable has also been a leader in finding ways for insurance and banking institutions to grow together into full-service financial institutions.

We empower our clients to develop strategies for achieving business goals consistent with regulatory structures. This can include analysis of federal preemption, state usury and other state-specific requirements applicable to retail installment contracts and seller financing, open- and closed-end consumer loan products, and assistance in developing comprehensive consumer disclosures. We also provide counsel on issues related to privacy, confidentiality and data security, as well as state foreclosure and collection requirements.