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2018 FALA DC Board of Governors


General Counsel

David Rivera is a Regulatory Attorney in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler LLP. Mr. Rivera has experience performing reviews related to fair lending risk assessments of mortgage servicing loss mitigation processes, responding to a Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) subpoena in a private label securities action, assisting in lender-placed hazard insurance litigation, and assisting in the defense of a client charged under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has prepared multi-state regulatory surveys and analyses for mortgage companies and banks. Mr. Rivera is also Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair for the DC Bar eDiscovery and Information Governance Committee.


Prior to joining Buckley Sandler, Mr. Rivera represented clients in various investigations conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), other federal regulatory agencies, and corporate audit committees.


Mr. Rivera received his J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and an M.B.A. in Accounting from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

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