Attorneys

Roland P. Reynolds

Summary

Mr. Reynolds is a partner of the firm, and concentrates on areas related to real estate finance, mortgage banking, consumer finance and bank operations. He regularly litigates class and individual actions involving claims arising under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act (RESPA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and related areas. He advises clients in the areas of commercial real estate, consumer and commercial lending and secured transactions.

Education

Mr. Reynolds received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and his Juris Doctorate degree with distinction from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Dartmouth Review and an editor of the Pacific Law Journal.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Reynolds was inducted into the Order of the Coif.

Professional Activities

Mr. Reynolds is the former chairman of the Consumer Financial Services Committee of the State Bar of California and former chairman of the Financial Practices Section of the Orange County Bar Association. He is active in the Mortgage Bankers Association. He is a frequent lecturer at seminars and conferences sponsored by financial services trade associations and has written numerous articles for publications such as Mortgage Banking magazine and Mortgage Finance.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a mortgage loan originator in a putative class action challenging the disclosure practices for an entire loan product.
  • Obtained summary judgment in numerous matters brought by individual consumers claiming improper loan servicing activities.