Former Federal Regulator and Fintech General Counsel Michael Gordon Joins Bradley's Washington Office as Banking and Financial Services Partner

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Bradley is pleased to announce that Michael Gordon has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C., office, as a partner in its Banking and Financial Services Practice Group and as part of the firm’s Government Enforcement and Investigations Team.

“We are very excited to welcome Mike to our D.C. office and our team of highly experienced and accomplished banking and financial services attorneys,” said Bradley Washington, D.C., Office Managing Partner Douglas Patin. “Mike is a business-savvy attorney who adds significantly to our strength in key practice areas.”

Practice Group Leader Robert Maddox noted: “Mike Gordon is an accomplished consumer finance lawyer with more than 20 years of experience as a law firm partner, senior federal regulator, and fintech general counsel. Mike has established a reputation for helping financial institutions and service providers successfully navigate the complex and ever-changing regulatory environment of the financial services industry.”

Prior to joining Bradley, Mike served as general counsel and chief compliance officer for a fast-growing fintech and renewable energy company, where he oversaw legal, compliance, and regulatory functions. He was also the former chair of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Practice Group at WilmerHale, where he represented banks, financial services companies, fintech firms, and investors. 

Mike also has substantial experience as a senior government official, having served as senior counselor to the director of the CFPB, counselor to the general counsel of the U.S. Department of Treasury, and chief investigative counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Mike received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A. (cum laude) from Harvard College.

Bradley’s Banking and Financial Services Practice Group counsels clients on complex legal needs, including matters involving litigation, regulations and compliance, and diverse corporate matters. The group’s attorneys represent a broad range of banks, lenders, and financial services institutions across the United States.