Robert Siegel

Robert Siegel

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP

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Wells Accused of Profiting from Foreclosure Relief Program

A recent class action lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of homeowners in New York against Wells Fargo alleges that while the bank received $25 billion in government bailout funds it failed to make a good faith effort to...more

5/21/2015 - Bailout Class Action Foreclosure Good Faith HAMP Property Owners Wells Fargo

Miami Hits JPMorgan with Lawsuit over Discriminatory Lending Practices

The city of Miami recently sued JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Florida federal court alleging that JPMorgan violated the Federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) by engaging in a “continuing pattern” of discriminatory mortgage lending...more

6/23/2014 - Discrimination Fair Housing Act Foreclosure JPMorgan Chase Race Discrimination Redlining

Massachusetts Sues Fannie and Freddie for Blocking Home Buybacks

Earlier this month, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley initiated an action against Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Housing Finance Agency for allegedly illegally impeding non-profit foreclosure buyback...more

6/13/2014 - Buyback Programs Fannie Mae Foreclosure Freddie Mac Mortgages

TBTF Servicing: Another Issue for Originators to Consider

As widely reported recently, close to 1.2 million borrowers (about 30% of the more than 3.9 million households that faced foreclosure proceedings by the 11 leading financial institutions in 2009 and 2010), had to battle...more

4/18/2013 - Borrowers Foreclosure Mortgage Loan Aggregators Mortgage Loan Originators Secondary Markets

Taking The Easy Way Out Again: Recent OCC/Big Banks Settlement

Any follower of this blog or the mortgage crisis at large will — sadly — not be surprised by the seemingly never-ending news of foreclosure misdeeds by the nation’s biggest banks. Recent news reveals a particularly...more

3/20/2013 - Foreclosure Military Service Members Mortgages OCC Robo-Signing Settlement Wrongful Foreclosures

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Think your house has been foreclosed? Think again… As reported by Michelle Conlin at Reuters, when banks fail to follow through on foreclosure of homes, this has serious, often dramatic ramifications for the homeowner....more

1/16/2013 - Abandoned Property Foreclosure Mortgages Zombie Title

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