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Financial Services

Our financial services practice is at the core of RR&G. In short, our team has tremendous experience, both in government and from its work within and on behalf of industry.

Richard Roberts worked on Capitol Hill and served as a SEC Commissioner during the George H.W. Bush Presidency. Geof Gradler worked for the Senate Banking Committee and Charles Schwab & Co. and thus possesses technical skills and important legislative knowledge. Walter Raheb has represented the interests of banks and credit card companies in Washington and once ran a discount brokerage firm that owned a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. Jonathan Paret has worked in a managerial or senior capacity on every significant securities and financial services legislative proposal over the past twenty years. Michael Andrews worked for major financial institutions, served at the CFTC and began his career on Capitol Hill where he worked on important financial services legislation in the U.S. and abroad. Warren Tryon recently served as the Deputy Staff Director for House Financial Services Committee where he managed the agenda, policy, and the staff.

RR&G possesses an array of Member and staff relationships on the Senate Banking Committee, the House Financial Services Committee, and throughout the financial services regulatory agencies. Its principals have played key roles in many of the recent landmark pieces of financial services legislation and regulation.

The firm continues to leverage its strengths for a number of leading financial services firms on issues ranging from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, federal insurance charter reforms, data security, consumer privacy, Housing Finance Reform, litigation reform, securities market structure, commodities and derivatives legislation, and proposals affecting mutual funds, hedge funds and private equity funds.