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William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1982, Cum Laude

University of Minnesota, B.A., 1979

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
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Brian Corey is a member of the Finance & Restructuring section practicing primarily in the areas of:

  • Mortgage banking litigation
  • Consumer lending
  • Structured and specialty finance
  • Regulatory law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Arbitration

Brian has more than 30 years of experience in mortgage banking and consumer lending services. He advises clients on the full spectrum of federal and state lending, consumer credit, loan servicing, and consumer protection laws and regulations, including the Dodd-Frank Act, Truth in Lending Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Fair Housing Act, Federal Arbitration Act and state usury, mortgage loan and consumer finance acts, retail installment sales acts, and unfair and deceptive acts and practices statutes.

He also represents clients in federal and state supervisory matters, investigations and enforcement proceedings and in litigation involving regulatory compliance matters. He acts as regulatory counsel on acquisitions of consumer loans and loan servicing rights and assists in creating and enhancing compliance management systems.

Prior to joining Briggs, Brian spent 19 years at Green Tree Servicing LLC where he served as general counsel and as chief compliance officer of Walter Investment Management Corp. There, he furnished legal and compliance services to Green Tree’s nationwide loan servicing and mortgage lending operations, including advising on federal and state lending regulations, handling legal matters related to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA and HUD lending and loan servicing, supervising litigation and arbitration matters and managing government affairs functions.

Prior to Green Tree, Brian was an assistant general counsel for ITT Consumer Financial Corporation and also spent time in private practice.

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer

Professional Affiliations

Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Governing Committee Member

American Bar Association's Consumer Financial Services Committee, Member

American Financial Services Association's Law Committee, Former Member

Hennepin County Bar Association