Elizabeth McGinn

Buckley LLP

Contact Details

Buckley LLP


Elizabeth E. McGinn


Washington, DC

New York

(202) 349-7968

(212) 600-2370


E lizabeth McGinn, a Partner at Buckley Sandler LLP, focuses her practice on

representing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in a wide range of

matters. She advises clients in investigations, examinations, and litigation initiated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys general, and bank regulatory agencies. She has represented financial institutions in class action litigation concerning federal and state fair lending laws, mortgage fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices statutes, consumer fraudstatutes, and consumer privacy laws.


Ms. McGinn assists clients in identifying, evaluating, and managing the risks associated

with cybersecurity, internal privacy, and information security practices, as well as those

of third-party vendors. Ms. McGinn advises clients on the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the

Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

(HIPAA), security breach notification laws, and other U.S. state and federal privacy

requirements. She develops policies and procedures, records retention schedules, and

training materials. Her practice includes helping various professional sports teams

comply with consumer financing laws and payment system issues.


In addition to her consumer financial services work, Ms. McGinn has represented clients

in matters involving simultaneous criminal, civil administrative, and congressional

proceedings. She has defended clients in matters relating to money laundering

compliance issues and investigations and litigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the

Southern District of New York (SDNY), the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the

Department of Treasury, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and various

congressional committees, including the U.S. Committee on Homeland Security and

Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, the U.S. House

Financial Services Committee and the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and

Government Reform. As Co-chair of the firm's eDiscovery Committee, Ms. McGinn has

extensive experience counseling clients in response to federal and state subpoenas, and handling all aspects of eDiscovery.


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