Bob represents business entities and individuals in government enforcement, white collar criminal defense, and high-exposure civil litigation matters. A former federal prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer, for nearly 30 years Bob has successfully represented “C-suite” executives and Fortune 50 companies in some of the most prominent enforcement and litigation matters throughout the country. He has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in California” by the Los Angeles Daily Journal and was a recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for Fraud Prevention, one of the U.S. Department of Justice’s highest recognitions for excellence in service.
A senior in-house lawyer at two of the world’s largest financial institutions, Bob focuses on financial services matters, having led and managed large teams of legal professionals responding to investigations and litigation involving sales practices; mortgage origination, servicing and securitization; fair lending; the False Claims Act; commercial lending; foreign exchange and derivatives; auto financing; credit card; student lending; intellectual property; and commercial real estate, among others. He has routinely engaged with enforcement and supervisory staff at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Federal Reserve Board; and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; as well as several other federal and state government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), state attorneys general, the Commodity Futures Trading Corporation, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Prior to entering law school, Bob served in the United States Army as an M1A1 tank platoon leader and tank company executive officer in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Robert "Bob" J. McGahan