name

Lee Gilley

Partner
Firm Logo

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
    Local Time: Monday 14:16

Practice Expertise

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Anti-Money Laundering
  •  

Areas of Practice

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Credit Card Services
  • Examinations and CIDs
  • Fintech
  • Government Enforcement and Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Payment Systems
  • Payments
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Small Dollar and Unsecured Consumer Lending
  • State Attorneys General and Regulators
  • View More

Profile

Lee Gilley represents financial institutions, including banks, mortgage companies, debt collectors, small dollar lenders, and payment systems providers (credit cards, debit cards, prepaid cards, mobile payments, etc.) in litigation and regulatory matters related to compliance with the Card Act, ECOA, EFTA, FCRA, FDCPA, GLBA, HPA, RESPA, TILA, TCPA, CFPB regulations, and numerous other state laws and regulations. Lee is a member of Bradley’s Banking and Financial Services Practice Group, as well as the firm’s Payments and Small Dollar & Unsecured Lending industry teams.

Lee advises clients during examinations and investigations conducted by the CFPB, state financial regulators, state attorneys general, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. He has worked with clients to successfully challenge exam findings and, where appropriate, resolve issues through settlement. Lee frequently represents clients in sensitive internal compliance reviews and investigations where he works closely with business, legal, and compliance leaders to identify process issues and develop workable solutions. He routinely advises clients on unique issues associated with Consent Order compliance.

Lee’s work on these high-risk, sensitive matters allows him to interact with top executives in the financial services industry, including chief executive officers, chief financial officers, chief compliance officers and general counsel, as well as senior officials at various regulators. These interactions combined with his experience in examinations, investigations, and bet-the-company matters allow him to provide unique, practical insights regarding regulatory expectations and industry practices that go beyond the words of the legal requirement at issue.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2011

Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2008, magna cum laude; Executive Board, Vanderbilt Honor Council

Areas of Practice

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Credit Card Services
  • Examinations and CIDs
  • Fintech
  • Government Enforcement and Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Payment Systems
  • Payments
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Small Dollar and Unsecured Consumer Lending
  • State Attorneys General and Regulators

Blogs

Declassified

The Declassified blog offers commentary and insights on the latest class action suits, significant class action opinions, relevant changes to laws and rules, and important class action trends. Declassified covers topics ranging from significant Supreme Court and appellate court decisions regarding class certification requirements to proposed or enacted legislation, rules and regulations that impact class action litigation to key industry developments that may indirectly impact class action...

It Pays to Be Covered

Bradley's It Pays to Be Covered Blog discusses insurance law developments and industry trends in property and casualty insurance, including the growing cyber insurance market, coverage for drones, and blockchain exposures. We also address practical risk management strategies of interest to risk managers, legal staff, and corporate officers and directors responsible for property and casualty insurance policy portfolios, claims management, and resolution. Our attorneys provide insights based on...

Patent 213

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written description and enablement requirements of 35 USC 112 and the subject matter eligibility requirements of 35 USC 101. The Patent 213 blog analyzes key decisions from the district courts and the Federal Circuit,...

The Law of Order

Bradley’s The Law of Order blog serves as a general parliamentary procedure resource, providing information about creation and revision of governing documents (constitutions, bylaws, or rules), application of Robert’s Rules of Order and other procedural authorities in a variety of contexts (such as nonprofits, political parties, homeowners associations, unions, churches, trade associations), and leadership of any type of organizational meeting. In an effort to make all things parliamentary more...

Underwritten

Underwritten covers topics related to life, health, disability and long-term care insurance. Our team of experienced attorneys and authors offers insight on the issues insurers face as they seek to serve their policyholders and to mitigate risk. The blog covers significant court decisions, regulatory actions, ERISA updates, NAIC activity, cybersecurity issues and any other matters that could have an impact on the insurance industry.

Meet our Firms and Professionals

WSG’s member firms include legal, investment banking and accounting experts across industries and on a global scale. We invite you to meet our member firms and professionals.