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Joe Nguyen, Andy Stutzman and John Vassalotti Present at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Real Estate CLE

December 08, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partners Joe N. Nguyen and Andrew K. Stutzman and Associate John Vassalotti presented at Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Real Estate CLE on Dec. 7 in Philadelphia. Nguyen and Vassalotti presented, “Navigating the Minefield: Hot Issues in Mortgage Litigation and Compliance,” which discussed legal arguments frequently used by borrowers to challenge a mortgage lender’s standing to foreclose, as well as compliance with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rules regarding mortgage servicing. Stutzman presented, “Enforcement Trends,” which considered recent federal and state enforcement activity impacting the real estate industry.

Nguyen concentrates his litigation practice on representing financial services institutions in consumer-related matters, including class-action defense and single plaintiff suits. Prior to joining Stradley Ronon in early 2017, Nguyen was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Ocwen Financial Corporation, one of the country’s largest mortgage providers. He has previously been recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as one of the publication’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track” and by HousingWire as a “Rising Star.”

Stutzman is a Philadelphia trial lawyer who founded and chairs the financial services litigation practice at Stradley Ronon. The team resolves disputes involving consumer or commercial financial products or services.

Vassalotti focuses his litigation practice on representing financial institutions in a variety of mortgage and consumer lending matters, with a particular emphasis on protecting and recovering real property from tax sales. He previously served as in-house counsel for a company with interests spanning several industries, including real estate and mortgage lending.

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