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30 | M R EP O RT Top 25 Companies in Mortgage & Servicing LEGAL HEADQUARTERS: ROSWELL, GA; 678.281.6500; MCCALLA.COM Marty Stone, Managing Partner and CEO Carl McGehee, Managing Partner and President Melody Jones, Managing Partner of Alabama/Georgia/Mississippi Foreclosure HEADQUARTERS: TALLAHASSEE, FL; 850.422.2520; PADGETTLAWGROUP.COM Timothy D. Padgett, CEO Robyn Padgett, Chief Development Officer Evan Singer, Managing Attorney - Default Services McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC Padgett Law Group LEGAL McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce (MRLP) is a law firm of dedicated professionals serving the mortgage and financial services industries. The firm has several departments including foreclosure, bankruptcy, litigation, evictions, and closings. Diversity is encouraged and demonstrated throughout the firm, with a commitment to celebrating the diversity of all its employees. STAFFING STATS Year Established: 1982 Employees: 725 Additional Offices: Roswell, Georgia; Ft. Lauderdale & Orlando, Florida; Hartford, Connecticut; Chicago; Birmingham, Albama; Jackson, Mississippi; Longbeach, California; Las Vegas; Iselin, New Jersey; New York City GIVING BACK National Coalition of Homeless Vets National Pediatric Cancer Foundation Project Purple: Fighting Pancreatic Cancer Toys for Tots Wounded Warriors PRAISE CORNER USFN award for "Outstanding Firm" ALFN firm award BENEFITS AND PERKS MRLP provides flexibility with work schedules and work-at-home for some positions. The firm provides an additional day of vacation on employees' birthdays, paternity leave, and early release days prior to many holidays. The management team regularly hosts quarterly "all-hands" lunches. The firm also hosts annual summer events, holiday parties, team excursions to sporting events, and other more formal events. MRLP also has an educational reimbursement program for employees, encouraging continuing education. Employee excellence is recognized in a variety of ways, including hand-written cards from managers, five-year awards, monthly newsletter spotlights, and a commitment to internal promotions and hiring. Padgett Law Group (PLG) is an elite, full-service creditors' rights law firm with practices in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, and Ohio. The firm's practice offers exclusive representation to institutional clients such as lenders, mortgage servicers, credit unions, banks, hedge funds, investors, and other financial services industry stakeholders. STAFFING STATS Year Established: 1993 Employees: 160 Additional Offices: Atlanta, Georgia; Dallas, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; Tampa, Florida. GIVING BACK PLG supports a number of local charities through the firm's footprint and allows each office to develop a local giving strategy that reflects their interests and community needs. EMPLOYEE SHOUT-OUT Above and Beyond Award for Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Keena Newmark, Managing Attorney—Bankruptcy: 2019 Keystone Finalist, Rising Business Leader Award "Working at PLG, I know I'm working for people who are family-focused and driven by family values. When holidays come around, the Padgetts will often allow us to go home early or let us come in late because of school functions. I know they had small children at some point in their professional lives because those are the values they bring to the office and share with us—an effort to balance our professional lives and families." —Supervisor in the Financial Operations Unit BENEFITS AND PERKS PLG provides its employees room for growth and has a strong track record of internal promotion with over 20% of the firm's current work force in roles that are the result of promoting from within. The firm also offers scheduling flexibility, work- from-home options, and early holiday closures in addition to PTO. Tailgate Fridays allow team members to dress up in their favorite sports team, and PLG employees benefit from generous 401(k) matches and healthcare options. Every other year, PLG conducts an offsite leadership summit that includes executives and managers. 66% Percentage of employees who are women 40% Percentage of employees who are minorities 60% Percentage of employees who are female 66% Percentage of Firm Leaders who have been promoted internally

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