Michael Y. Kieval

Michael Y. Kieval: Attorney with Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
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  • 1300 19th Street, NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20036
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Michael represents companies in the financial services and mortgage industries nationwide in state and federal litigation and government investigations. In addition to providing regulatory compliance advice to clients large and small, Michael’s practice includes general business and commercial litigation, including contract and insurance disputes, and defending consumer class actions, suits under state consumer protection statutes, and claims under other federal statutes, including RESPA, TILA, FCRA, the FDCPA, and the False Claims Act.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael was an associate in the Washington, DC office of a large global law firm, where he represented clients in complex litigation, appeals and internal investigations. Before that, he served as law clerk to the Honorable James Lawrence King, Senior United States District Judge in the Southern District of Florida (Miami).

Co-author, Implied False Certification Liability under the False Claims Act after Escobar, Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions (Fall 2016)
Co-author, Consumer Protection and Mortgage Regulation Under Dodd-Frank (Thomson Reuters 2016)
Co-author, High Court’s FCA Decision Will Reach Far, Banking Law 360 (March 4, 2016)
Co-author, Lenity and Deference on A Collision Course, Banking Law 360 (February 26, 2015)
Co-author, Federal Court Rejects HUD’s Sham ABA Policy, Mortgage Compliance Magazine (March 2014)
Co-author, International Legal Developments in Review: 2007, Anti-Corruption, 42:2 The International Lawyer 709 (Summer 2008)
Note, Be Reasonable! Thoughts of the Effectiveness of State Criticism in Enforcing International Law, 26 Mich. J. Int’l L. 869 (2005)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business Law
  • Class Action Defense
  • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory Compliance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-628-2000  Phone
202-628-2011  Fax
University Attended:
Washington University, A.B., magna cum laude, 2002
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 2005
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; Maryland; Texas; 2005, Virginia; 2007, District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia; U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
American Bar Association, Consumer Financial Services Committee
Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland

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