Jamie Dycus represents financial institutions and other commercial clients in high-stakes litigation and enforcement matters. Jamie has handled numerous large class actions and other disputes for banks, broker-dealers, trading firms and other clients subject to claims under banking, antitrust, securities, and consumer protection laws. In his regulatory practice, Jamie represents financial institutions facing supervisory, investigative, and enforcement action by the CFPB and other federal regulators.
In his litigation practice, Jamie has represented clients in numerous complex class actions and other disputes in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate level. He has successfully defended his clients against a broad array of legal claims, including under antitrust law, the securities laws, federal and state banking and consumer protection laws, and RICO, as well as state law contract and tort theories.
Jamie’s regulatory and enforcement practice involves the representation of financial institutions before federal financial regulators in public and non-public supervisory and enforcement matters. In particular, he has represented clients in consequential CFPB matters since the very early days of the Bureau. His expertise spans consumer deposits, overdraft services, remittances, prepaid cards, home lending, small-dollar lending, credit cards, and credit reporting. He also frequently counsels financial institutions concerning compliance with consumer financial law.
Jamie has an active pro bono practice. He has represented individual clients in immigration matters involving claims for relief from removal and family reunification issues and has participated on behalf of amici in trial and appellate immigration-related matters addressing restrictions on asylum-seeking, pretrial detention and jurisdiction over habeas challenges. He has also participated on behalf of amici in criminal law matters, including matters in the US Supreme Court addressing police practices and the doctrine of qualified immunity.
Prior to joining King & Spalding, Jamie clerked for the Honorable Reena Raggi of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Jamie was also previously a Liman Fellow in the Racial Justice Program of the American Civil Liberties Union.