Jamie Dycus

Jamie Dycus represents large commercial clients, with a particular emphasis on financial institutions, in a wide variety of complex litigation and regulatory matters.

In his regulatory practice, Mr. Dycus has defended multiple large national and state banks in CFPB, OCC, and FDIC enforcement and supervisory matters relating to consumer deposits, overdraft fees, credit card add-on products, prepaid cards, credit reporting, and other issues. He has counseled bank clients in connection with responding to formal and informal demands for information by enforcement and supervisory staff; negotiating and complying with civil investigative demands; preparing and submitting written responses to enforcement inquiries; and consent order negotiation and compliance.

Mr. Dycus also has substantial experience litigating on behalf of banks and other financial institutions in federal and state trial and appeals courts. Recent representative matters include defense of a national bank in a class action alleging violations of state consumer protection law; defense of a large investment banking firm in a federal securities class action; defense of a large international financial institution in litigation arising from alleged LIBOR manipulation; and defense of a large investment banking firm against claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.

Mr. Dycus has an active pro bono practice. Recent matters include have included prosecuting a First Amendment case on behalf of an incarcerated client at the trial and appellate levels, filing an amicus brief in a Supreme Court Fourth Amendment case, and representing individual clients in asylum proceedings in the New York and New Jersey Immigration Courts.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Dycus clerked for the Honorable Reena Raggi of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Mr. Dycus was also previously a Liman Fellow in the Racial Justice Program of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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  • Education

    • JD, Yale Law School, 2006

      Editor, Yale Law Journal
    • MFA, Creative Writing, University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop, 1999

    • MA, Secondary Education, University of Mississippi, 1997

    • BA, with Distinction, Stanford University, 1993

      Phi Beta Kappa

  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Reena Raggi, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2009 - 2010

    • The Hon. Raymond J. Dearie, US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2006 - 2007