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Sasha Leonhardt

Associate

  • p. 202.349.7971
  • f. 202.349.8080
  • sleonhardt@buckleysandler.com

Biography

Sasha Leonhardt is an associate in the Washington, DC, office of BuckleySandler LLP. Mr. Leonhardt represents financial services industry clients in a wide range of enforcement, litigation, and regulatory matters. Mr. Leonhardt has represented clients in government investigations and enforcement actions related to mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure. Mr. Leonhardt also has substantial experience advising clients on the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Mr. Leonhardt has written and published articles on data privacy, class action litigation, white collar litigation, whistleblower lawsuits, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Mr. Leonhardt received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law (cum laude) in 2010. During law school, he served as Senior Executive Editor of the Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law, a member of the Duke Law and Technology Review, and a teaching assistant in appellate practice. Prior to law school, Mr. Leonhardt served as Deputy Director of Research and Policy for the O’Malley-Brown campaign, and later as Deputy Press Secretary to Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley. Mr. Leonhardt received an A.B. from Princeton University in 2005.

Significant Representations

  • CFPB Mortgage Servicing Investigation

    Ongoing representation of regional bank in a CFPB investigation into loan modification practices. 

  • Complaint Response Management

    Develop response strategies for customer and regulatory inquiries relating to loss mitigation, credit reporting, foreclosure, bankruptcy, and other servicing issues on behalf of nationwide mortgage se... MORE

  • DOJ SCRA Investigation

    Ongoing representation of student lender in a DOJ investigation into that lender’s compliance with the SCRA.

  • In re SCRA Settlement

    The Department of Justice alleged that two major national lenders failed to comply with SCRA lending requirements and guidelines, including confirming independently whether borrowers were on active du... MORE

  • Foreclosure Review

    Assist national mortgage servicer and bank in responding to independent consultant allegations of error as part of a broad review of servicing and foreclosure practices.

  • Represented Large Bank in One of the First CFPB Enforcement Matters

    Represented large bank in a joint investigation and enforcement action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation alleging deceptive sales practices in c... MORE

Publications