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Valerie L. Hletko

Valerie L. Hletko

BuckleySandler LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Valerie L. Hletko, partner in the Washington, DC, office of BuckleySandler LLP, represents institutions and individual clients in complex civil litigation and class actions. She also represents clients in connection with regulatory examinations, investigations, and administrative enforcement actions initiated by the DOJ, FDIC, FRB, CFPB, HUD, and state bank regulatory agencies and state Attorneys General.

Ms. Hletko counsels clients on risk management, fair lending, loss mitigation and residential mortgage loan modification programs, and compliance with consumer financial laws, such as FCRA, ECOA, HMDA, FDCPA, RESPA, TILA, and prohibitions on unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices in Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (UDAP) and Section 1036 of the Consumer Financial Protection Act (UDAAP).

Ms. Hletko lectures and publishes on a range of subjects of interest to financial institutions, including fair and responsible banking practices, specialty finance, vendor management, and regulatory enforcement trends.

Ms. Hletko received her B.A. from Kenyon College (magna cum laude), her M.T.S. from Harvard University, and her J.D. from the University of Chicago.


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Class Actions

Fair & Responsible Banking Government Enforcement Litigation

Mortgage Servicing Regulatory Examinations

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Specialty Finance

Unfair, Deceptive & Abusive Acts and Practices

Vendor Management & Transactions


District of Columbia New York

U.S. District Court (DC)

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

U.S. Supreme Court


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