Gregory Bashford

Staff Attorney

Cincinnati
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Overview

Gregory Bashford is a member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions. 

Gregory's experience as a Bank Secrecy Act Assistant early in his career provides him with a strong background in financial crimes, money laundering/illegal activity and compliance protocols with the FDIC, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.

Select Experience

  • Reviewed Currency Transaction Reports from branches to file with Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
  • Monitored accounts for activity consistent with money laundering or illegal activity.
  • Assisted Bank Secrecy Act Officer to ensure compliance with FDIC, Bank Secrecy Act, and USA PATRIOT Act.
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Experience

  • Reviewed Currency Transaction Reports from branches to file with Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.
  • Monitored accounts for activity consistent with money laundering or illegal activity.
  • Assisted Bank Secrecy Act Officer to ensure compliance with FDIC, Bank Secrecy Act, and USA PATRIOT Act.
  • Represented clients in court on various civil and criminal matters.
  • Researched legal issues, drafted motions and memorandums and analyzed evidence to determine relevancy.
  • Researched relevant case law and statutes to provide client-centered defense.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy
    • Staff Attorney (2019 to 2020)
    • Law Clerk (2019)
  • U.S. Navy JAG Corps: Legal Intern (2018)
  • Republic Bank & Trust Company: Bank Secrecy Act Assistant (2015 to 2016)

Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • Indiana

Education

  • J.D., Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2019, cum laude; Order of Barristers; National Trial Team: Dunn-Gilday Outstanding Competition Team Member of the Year Award (2019); Moot Court
  • B.A., Economics and Political Science, Bellarmine University, 2015

Languages

  • Spanish