Stern & Eisenberg has announced the firm’s expansion into Tennessee and Alabama. With this expansion, Stern & Eisenberg now operates in twelve states and the District of Columbia. The firm’s other states of service are New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Stern & Eisenberg maintains GSE-compliant, brick-and-mortar operations in each of its twelve states of service and has large, regional processing hubs in Baltimore, Maryland and Warrington, Pennsylvania where the firm is headquartered.
“We’re thrilled with the new legal talent that our expansion into Tennessee and Alabama is bringing Stern & Eisenberg and our clients,” Chief Value Officer Kathy Brady said. “The quality of attorneys that are joining our team is an exciting development and adds to our already industry-leading team of legal minds.”
As part of the expansion, the firm has announced that Zachary H. Champion, Esq. has joined Stern & Eisenberg’s Alabama office. Champion is an expert on U.S. bankruptcy code and has extensive experience with the federal government, having advised on regulatory, evidentiary, and policy matters. In the firm’s new Nashville, Tennessee office, Stern & Eisenberg has announced Carolee Berasi, Esq. has joined the firm’s Tennessee team. Berasi brings nearly a decade of creditors’ rights experience to her new role with S&E. She is also licensed in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia where the firm also operates.
“Moving into Tennessee and Alabama is a natural fit for Stern & Eisenberg,” said Founder and Executive Steven K. Eisenberg. “Our footprint has grown to meet client demand and to on-board new sources of business across our key practice areas which cover mortgage default, title, real-estate owned (REO) closings, real estate transactional work, litigation, business law, and estate planning and administration. We’re truly a multi-practice law firm and our growing footprint allows us to better meet demand for our services.”
An updated firm matrix will be distributed to clients reflecting the new office locations, attorney and non-attorney support staff contact information, and escalation routes for files.
The firm is also a member of the Legal League 100, a premier professional association of financial services law firms in the United States, with more than 100 member law firms spanning nearly 50 states and an organic, firm-driven leadership structure. The Legal League 100 is uniquely positioned to drive progress and its mission of leadership, advocacy, and education in the mortgage servicing industry.