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Attorney Brian F. Corey Joins Briggs and Morgan

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December 17, 2015

Briggs and Morgan is pleased to announce Brian F. Corey has joined the firm as a shareholder in the Business Litigation section.

Corey 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.

His practice includes mortgage banking litigation, consumer lending, structured and specialty finance, bankruptcy and arbitration. Additionally, Corey 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, Corey 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 oversaw 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, he was an assistant general counsel for ITT Consumer Financial Corporation and also spent time in private practice.

About Briggs and Morgan

Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association, is a trusted name in business law and litigation services. With offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, the firm’s attorneys are committed to providing superior client service and sound legal counsel to clients nationwide. Briggs and Morgan ranks among The NLJ 350 as one of the nation’s largest firms and has received numerous accolades, including recognition by Corporate Counsel and top clients as a “Go-To Law Firm®” in the areas of litigation, corporate transactions, corporate governance, and labor and employment. The firm and its attorneys have also been selected for publication in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA. For more information, visit www.briggs.com.