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Primary Area of Expertise

Mortgage Fraud

Profile

Special Master of the Superior Court in a large-scale mortgage fraud case. Chair of the ABA R.E. Experts Subcommittee (2009-12). Realty/seller/buyer standards of care, disclosure requirements. Mortgages and real estate finance. Lenders/Borrowers standards and practices. Plaintiff and Defense strategies concerning mortgage fraud litigation. Credit underwriting (commercial & residential loans); mortgage brokers' malpractice issues; conflicts of interest; commission compensation issues; Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac credit score & automated underwriting issues. Author of "The Mortgage Applicant's Bible."

Areas of Concentration:
1. Real Estate & Mortgage Fraud
2. RESPA Violations
3. Truth-in-Lending Non-Compliance

Education & Licenses

LLM; MBA; MAFF (certified in Financial Forensics); BRE No. 827388; NMLS Registry