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Eric Hurwitz and Walter Buzzetta Present at The Rossdale Group’s Mastering Foreclosure Law & MERS Webinar

October 12, 2018
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partner Eric M. Hurwitz and Attorney Walter J. Buzzetta presented at a webinar held by The Rossdale Group on Oct. 3. The webinar, entitled “Mastering Foreclosure Law & MERS,” discussed the latest legal issues and challenges pertinent to both the defense and prosecution of residential mortgage foreclosures, including challenges based on the MERS system created by Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

Hurwitz focuses his litigation practice on defending financial institutions from claims arising out of nearly every type of consumer and commercial financial product. He has extensive experience defending both single plaintiff and class action lawsuits against banks, mortgage lenders and servicers, student lenders, credit card companies, auto finance companies, debt collection companies and other financial services institutions.

Buzzetta, formerly Senior Counsel at MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., the corporate parent of MERS, concentrates his practice on mortgage lending and financial services litigation, with a primary focus on claims against financial services companies, including claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), as well as class action, civil RICO, deceptive trade practices, fraud and antitrust challenges. He is experienced in counseling financial services companies on strategic planning, risk assessment, regulatory compliance and dispute resolution.

About Stradley Ronon
Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in eight strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.


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