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J. Eric Duncan

Eric Duncan

J. Eric Duncan



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

Eric focuses on state and federal regulatory and compliance matters related to the financial services industry. He advises financial institutions and mortgage companies on state and federal licensing and approval requirements and prepares multi-state regulatory analyses pertaining to mortgage lending, brokering, and servicing.

Practice Areas


  • George Washington University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2013
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., summa cum laude, 2009


  • California
  • District of Columbia

Representative Matters

  • Advise and assist clients in obtaining mortgage lender, broker and servicer licenses and approvals
  • Conduct multi-state surveys of state licensing requirements and exemptions for purchasing mortgage loans, servicing mortgage loans, and holding mortgage servicing rights (MSRs)
  • Advise national mortgage companies on their privacy policies and notices regarding consumer financial information to ensure compliance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Conduct multi-state review of state-specific origination requirements in connection with home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) made by a federal savings and loan association, including an analysis of federal preemption applicable to federally chartered banking institutions


  • Chapter contributor, Real Estate and Mortgage Banking: A New Era of Regulatory Reform (Thomson Reuters 2017-2018)
  • Note, Legalizing European Central Bank Bond Purchases: How the ECB Can Protect its Own Legitimacy and the Future of the Euro, 45 Geo. Wash. Int’l L. Rev. ­183 (2013).


  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • The State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association