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Jeremiah Buckley

Partner, BuckleySandler LLP


Jeremiah  Buckley serves as counsel for the  Electronic Signature and Records Association (ESRA) and founding partner of  BuckleySandler LLP, a 150 lawyer law firm with offices in Washington D.C., New  York City, Los Angeles and Chicago. Buckley is also an adjunct associate  professor of law at the Washington College of Law at American University.

Buckley is co-author of The Law of Electronic  Signatures and Records, and acted as counsel to the drafting committee of  SPeRS (Standards and Procedures for Electronic Records and Signatures), which  has become a behavioral standard for use and creation of electronic signatures  and records. He also played a leading role in advocating the enactment of the  federal E-Sign Act, which was signed into law in 2000.

His  extensive experience has allowed him to advise a wide range of clients in the  financial services industry on compliance with state and federal laws, and his  firm is recognized as a leader in the area of consumer financial services law. Prior  to entering private practice, Buckley was Minority Staff Director of the U.S.  Senate Banking Committee.

He  has received wide recognition for professional accomplishments, including being  named one of 114 attorneys nationwide to be named a member of the “2005 BTI  Client Service All-Stars” team for law firms. In 2009, he was named an  eMortgage All-Star by Mortgage Banking magazine, and was also listed as one of Washington D.C.’s Top Financial  Services Lawyers by Washingtonian magazine.

He  received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia Law School,  and his Bachelor of Arts from Fairfield University.