"Very savvy, very practical and client-focused."
Chambers USA 2016
Scott Anenberg is a partner in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office and a member of the Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement practice. He has over 35 years of experience representing global and domestic commercial banks, thrifts, and other financial services companies, as well as their holding companies and affiliates, on a wide variety of strategic, regulatory, compliance, and enforcement issues before federal and state agencies. Scott has consistently been ranked as a leading bank regulatory lawyer by Chambers USA
and he is noted for being "client focused and proactive in identifying relevant regulatory proposals and explaining their impact," Chambers USA
. Legal 500
has said that Scott is "...the 'go-to person for every complicated or nettlesome issue',” and "frames issues in a business context and clearly illustrates the pros and cons of alternative strategies." He has been recognized as a "Leading Lawyer" by IFLR1000
He regularly advises banking and financial services clients on legislative and regulatory developments; geographic and product expansion; acquisitions and reorganizations; anti-money laundering, USA PATRIOT Act and Bank Secrecy Act compliance; preemption; privacy; transactions with affiliates; regulatory capital; consumer compliance; and electronic banking and commerce.
Earlier in his career, Scott worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. He is also active in the firm's Israel-related practice.