McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC is a leading provider of legal services to the mortgage banking industry in the states of Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and New York. The firm handles residential and commercial foreclosures, bankruptcy, evictions, retail and REO closings, title curative and title litigation, commercial transactions, regulatory compliance, legislative issues, and a full range of related litigation. MRLP's litigation practice includes financial services defensive litigation in state and federal court, appellate practice and general commercial litigation on behalf of the nation's largest mortgage servicers, national, regional and local banks, and other financial institutions. The firm participates in numerous trade organizations and is respected as a thought leader within the complex and ever-changing mortgage servicing industry.
McGlinchey Stafford is a leader in consumer financial services law, providing strategic legal counsel to financial services providers nationwide, large and small. McGlinchey’s seasoned team collaborates across practice areas and geographic regions, and the group’s guidance is often sought after by national financial service providers to address the complex intersection of federal and state law. The firm sustains its success in the financial services industry by staying on the cutting edge of legal and industry developments, participating in leadership positions at the highest levels of the major industry trade groups, maintaining important relationships with key federal and state regulators, and publishing and lecturing extensively.
Richard P. Haber is a member of McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC and Managing Partner of the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices. Rich is responsible for the management and oversight of all litigation in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has 22 years experience (17 as an attorney) handling mortgage foreclosures, bankruptcy actions and related litigation on behalf of the nation’s largest banks, mortgage servicers and investors.
Rich has litigated hundreds of contested foreclosures and routinely defends financial institutions from claims brought by consumers under state consumer fraud and unfair and deceptive acts and practices laws, and federal statutes including FDCPA, TILA, RESPA, HOEPA, FCRA and TCPA. Rich is nationally recognized for his expertise in mortgage banking, and is often invited to participate on conference panels, industry training sessions and to author articles and other publications.
With more than 25 years of dedicated experience advising and representing financial services companies, David Thompson’s career is perfectly balanced between helping financial services clients address problems as they arise and working to prevent them in the first place. He counsels on a wide range of issues that relate to clients’ consumer lending and financing programs; credit reporting; information security and privacy; multistate licensing and consumer disclosure requirements; marketing; payment systems and products; and electronic commerce. In this capacity, David advises clients about how to avoid risk and comply with the contractual, disclosure, and conduct requirements in federal laws such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and Truth in Lending Act (TILA), to name a few, as well as state law counterparts that may establish different requirements and protections for consumers.