The Firm provides corporate and regulatory mortgage lending advice to state-licensed mortgage bankers and brokers, state and federally-chartered banks, thrifts, and other financial institutions. As former in-house corporate and compliance counsel to one of the nation's largest privately-owned financial institutions, the Firm knows first hand the complicated business and legal issues that it's clients face on a daily basis. This kind of in-depth, real-world experience is invaluable when it comes to understanding our client's procedures, risks, and regulatory concerns.
The Firm's mortgage banking team has extensive experience drafting and negotiating the panoply of agreements central to mortgage originators, including broker agreements, correspondent agreements, whole loan purchase agreements, repurchase agreements, reverse repurchase agreements, warehouse line of credit agreements, and servicing rights purchase and sale agreements. We also assist mortgage lenders to establish legally-compliant joint ventures and other relationships with real estate brokers, title insurance companies, home builders and general insurance companies.
Regulatory and Supervisory Matters
The Firm has considerable experience working with federal and state regulatory agencies. Our mortgage banking team leverages this experience when dealing with federal and state regulators on behalf of our clients.