Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft named Scott Cammarn as special counsel in the financial services department, the firm announced today.

Cammarn will be based in the firm’s Charlotte office and will focus on financial regulatory, legislative, and corporate matters.

The new hire was the bank regulatory counsel for Ally Financial prior to joining Cadwalader. He advised Ally on bank regulatory issues including transactional, legislative, examination, and compliance matters. He was previously the senior vice president and general counsel of Lending Tree and served as the corporate secretary.

Cammarn also worked at Bank of America for over 11 years, including a role as associate general counsel in bank regulatory, global marketing, and global corporate affairs.

Additionally, he has represented a number of consumer lending institutions, and has represented clients before the Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

“Scott Cammarn has more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry. His legal career has spanned all areas of banking activities and compliance, an area of intense activity right now”, stated James Carroll, managing partner of Cadwalader’s Charlotte Office.

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington and Beijing. Cadwalader serves a diverse client base, including many of the world’s top financial institutions, undertaking business in more than 50 countries.

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