May 2016 - Rise and Fall

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14 | TH E M R EP O RT EXPOSURE Now in its ninth year, the semi-annual Legal League 100 Servicer Summit took place on April 14, 2016, in Dallas, Texas, and featured unique, open-forum roundtable discussions and first-class network- ing designed to help attendees steer through the uncharted waters of our ever-changing mortgage industry. This day-long gathering of industry professionals laid the course for active, collaborative discussions with attorney- and associate- members of the Legal League 100, as well as experts from the lending and servicing communities. Members and invited guests heard from representatives from the government and leaders in business such as Christopher Dove, Director of Operations, Homeownership Preservation Office, U.S. Department of Treasury; Tod Edel, deputy general counsel and managing director, Fannie Mae; the Honorable Joseph J. Murin, chairman of JJAM Financial Services, co-chairman of Chrysalis Financial Holdings; Diane Thompson, Managing Counsel, Office of Regulations, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and Edward Pinto, co-director, International Center on Housing Risk, American Enterprise Institute. During the event, it was announced that Neil R. Sherman, managing attorney at Detroit-based Schneiderman & Sherman P.C., has been elected as Chairperson to the group's Advisory Council. Sherman and Five Star Institute President and CEO Ed Delgado, who also acts as Ex-Officio of the Legal League 100, both spoke to the need for the group to turn its mission toward advocacy in their opening remarks to the event. 1. 2. 3. 5. 4. The 2016 Legal League 100 Spring Servicer Summit 1. Keynote speaker Edward J. Pinto. 2. Kristen Palumbo and Amanda Buffington- Gunderson of Stern & Eisenberg, PC, with Neil R. Sherman of Schneiderman & Sherman, P.C. 3. Robert Galbraith of Davidson Fink LLP and Lindsay Wolf of the Legal League 100. 4. Roy Diaz of SHD Legal Group, P.A., speaking at the "Changing Tides" roundtable. 5. Sasha Cohen of Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC; J. Anthony Van Ness and Morgan Weinstein of Van Ness Law Firm, PLC; and Eyal Leeder of The Mortgage Law Firm.

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