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Law Firms and Mortgage Servicers Promote Industry Growth

Kicking off with a member reception Monday at the historic Joule Hotel in Dallas, Texas, the 11th semi-annual Legal League 100 Servicer Summit continues on Tuesday with a day full of education and networking. The event brings together mortgage servicers, government representatives, and legal experts from financial services law firms around the country.

Tuesday’s curriculum lineup includes panels of subject matter experts discussing topics such as default litigation, legal issues in fintech, reverse mortgages, government agency requirements, and servicer oversight. Yvette Gilmore, VP, Servicing Performance Management, Freddie Mac, is delivering the keynote address at 12:15 p.m. CST, and the day is set to conclude with a reception at 3 p.m. CST.

“We are proud to host these discussions,” said Ed Delgado, President and CEO of The Five Star Institute. “The heart of any good working relationship is communication. Today’s conversations are an important step toward the development of improved best practices, which benefit both the industry and, ultimately, the homeowner.”

Guests at this year’s Legal League 100 Spring Servicer Summit include LL100 membership law firms alongside representatives from organizations including Bank of America, Bayview Loan Servicing, BSI Financial  Services, Caliber Home Loans, Cendera Funding, Champion Mortgage, Direct Access Capital, Fay Servicing, Flagstar Bank, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, JPMorgan Chase, loanDepot, Mr. Cooper, Pacific Union Financial, Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Rushmore Loan Management Services, SN Servicing Corporation, and more.

The event is sponsored by a360inc; Auction.com; BDF Law Group; McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC; ProVest, LLC; Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L.; and Stern & Eisenberg, P.C.

The Legal League 100, created in collaboration with the Five Star Institute, is a membership group for default servicing law firms and select service providers. The Legal League 100 acts as an advocate on behalf of its members to affect change in the industry from Wall Street to Washington, D.C.

Made of up leaders in the default servicing industry, the Legal League 100 is committed to supporting the mortgage servicing industry through education, communication, and relationship development. It supports its multifaceted membership by serving as a leading force for industry standards, education, and market research.

About Author: David Wharton

David Wharton, Editor-in-Chief at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 17 years' experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at David.Wharton@thefivestar.com.

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