Harvey E. Weiner

Harvey Weiner

Harvey E. Weiner



1300 19th Street NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20036-1609

Harvey is a founding member of Weiner Brodsky Kider PC. He concentrates on legal and business issues in the consumer financial services industry, and is sought out regularly by industry leaders for his experience and creativity in structuring innovative initiatives. Drawing upon his years at HUD, where he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regulatory Programs (which included oversight of RESPA), and over fifty years of industry experience, Harvey works closely with executive management to address market challenges, implement strategies, identify synergies among firm clients and contacts, and structure alliances between industry members and capital providers. Harvey’s practice focuses on FHA programs, developing mortgage markets in other countries, financing, outsourcing and offshoring issues, transactional due diligence, asset purchases and sales, mergers and acquisitions, and secondary mortgage market transactions.

Practice Areas


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1969
  • Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A., 1966


  • District of Columbia

Representative Matters

  • Provided counsel to an internet-based lead generator regarding structuring operations, negotiating agreements with search engines and internet divisions of national media, and compliance with RESPA
  • Negotiated two major settlements with HUD on title reinsurance matters
  • Defended numerous clients in government enforcement actions alleging non-compliance with RESPA, FHA and Ginnie Mae guidelines.
  • Provided counsel and analysis to capital providers (venture funds and high net worth individuals) evaluating opportunities in the marketplace
  • Structured compliant net branch and net division operations for numerous clients
  • Developed a Sharia-compliant home acquisition product and secondary market outlet
  • Performed due diligence on major subprime lender for a Wall Street firm
  • Drafted and assisted with the operational implementation of a compliant compensation structure and policy for a mortgage originator
  • Advised multiple clients on RESPA compliant joint venture and marketing agreements, including assessing value of services


  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association