WASHINGTON, DC (December 4, 2017) – Buckley Sandler LLP announced today that Tim Lange has joined the firm’s Washington, DC office as Director of Licensing. He will be a member of the firm’s Licensing & Chartering practice, which advises mortgage companies, payments companies, online lenders, fintech companies, debt collectors, banks, and other financial services institutions on meeting licensing requirements and understanding the regulatory implications of their business plans.
“Tim is a highly regarded adviser on state regulation and licensing, and we are delighted that he has chosen to join our strong and growing licensing team,” said John Kromer, Co-Managing Partner of Buckley Sandler. “We are developing technology-enabled solutions to drive efficiencies and enhance outcomes for our licensing clients, and will look to Tim to provide operational and strategic leadership in that effort.”
Prior to joining Buckley Sandler, Lange spent nine years working at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, as its Senior Director of Policy, where he focused his efforts on policy and system development for state regulatory agencies participating in the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System. While at CSBS, Lange led external stakeholder engagement for NMLS 2.0, an overhaul designed to make NMLS more intuitive and efficient for industry users and regulators. He also managed and worked on the SAFE Act implementation in NMLS, the expanded use of NMLS for money transmitter, debt collector, consumer lender and other non-mortgage licenses, as well as the development of the first nationwide electronic surety bonding platform. In addition, he worked nationally with state regulators and industry participants to facilitate corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions.
Lange holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
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