MReport November 2018

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32 | TH E M R EP O RT Led by shareholders Michael McKeever, Lisa Lee, Kristina Murtha, and Brian Nicholas, KML represents the mortgage default servicing industry in loan resolution, including home retention, loan modification, mortgage foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, REO closing, title curative, and secured creditor's rights litigation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. KML employees treat everyone with respect, compassion, and professionalism. They endeavor to provide transparent, clear, and direct information and ask that their business partners do the same. They honor all legal obligations and are fully compliant with ethical duties to the courts, counsel, and parties, as well as mortgage servicing standards. They are lawyers and professionals who are committed to their clients, to justice and safe, sound, and compliant legal practices. STAFFING STATS » Year established: 1981 » Number of employees: 224 » Primary locations outside of HQ: Sewickley, Pennsylvania; Westmont and New Providence, New Jersey PRAISE CORNER » USFN Diamond Award of Excellence (seven consecutive years) » ALFN Founders Award » ALFN JPEG Award (Jill Jenkins, Denise Carlon, and Caitlin Donnelly) » USFN Member of the Year Award (Lisa Lee) GIVING BACK » Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey Ronald McDonald House » Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia builds, ReStore volunteer work » Philadelphia Public Interest Law Center » Philadelphia VIP Program » American Red Cross Blood Drives BENEFITS AND PERKS » Continuous firm and employee recognition events and community engagement organized through KML Charitable Giving & Employee Recognition Committee such as: KML Idol, Thanksgiving pie-eating contest, holiday luncheons, pizza days, baseball opening-day luncheons, free chair massages, food truck lunch days, and Habitat for Humanity builds » Flexible work options, including remote work options » Top-notch employee benefits Manley Deas Kochalski is a leading default litigation law firm that provides a full complement of services to its financial institution clients in six key judicial jurisdictions: Ohio, Illinois, Florida, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Kentucky. Through the guidance of its innovative lawyers, the direction of its professional management team and the capabilities of its proprietary technology platform, MDK combines the legal capacity of a top-rated law firm with the regulatory compliance of a financial institution. STAFFING STATS » Year established: 2002 » Number of employees: 448 » Primary locations outside HQ: Chicago, Illinois; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Orlando, Florida GIVING BACK » Alzheimer's Association of Central Ohio » Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio » Goodwill Columbus » Ronald McDonald House of Indiana » Matthew 25 Cincinnati PRAISE CORNER » Best Place to Work in Central Ohio (2014, 2017) » Top Young Attorneys (2012-2019) » Besa Corporate Partner of the Year (2018) » William G. Hoddup Distinguished Service Award (2017) » Governor's Award for Employment of the Disabled EMPLOYEE SHOUT-OUT » Milestones are celebrated with anniversary cards and gifts » Luncheons and dinners for 10- and 15-year anniversaries » Employee of the month gets a premium parking space for a month and additional paid time off » Quarterly employee-appreciation celebration party » Individual departments' awards ROOM FOR GROWTH MDK has provided employees with educational sessions on financial planning, homebuying, self-defense, American Sign Language, organization techniques, stress management, and wellness. Professionally, the company offers ongoing leadership trainings such as Six Sigma, programs through the American Management Association, and internally has developed leadership learning paths with unique courses designed to help expand leadership skills and offers a formal mentorship program. HEADQUARTERS: PHILADELPHIA, PA » 215.627.1322 » KMLLAWGROUP.COM HEADQUARTERS: COLUMBUS, OH » 614.220.5611 » MANLEYDEAS.COM TED MANLEY, PARTNER; BRIAN DEAS, PARTNER; MARK BEESON, COO KML Law Group, P.C. Manley Deas Kochalski LLC Percent of employees who are women: 60% Percent of employees who are minorities: 20% Percent of employees who are women: 70% Percent of employees who are minorities: 25% L E G A L L E G A L

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