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Jeffrey P. Blackwood

Jeffrey Blackwood

Jeffrey P. Blackwood

Associate

Contacts

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

Jeff is an associate in Weiner Brodsky Kider’s litigation group, where he advocates for clients nationwide in state and federal matters and government investigations. Jeff’s practice focuses on a broad array of issues arising in the financial services and mortgage industries, including claims brought under the False Claims Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Truth in Lending Act, and state consumer protection laws. Jeff also has experience in Freedom of Information Act matters, managing complex e-discovery in response to federal agency subpoenas and civil investigative demands, and conducting internal corporate investigations.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Washington University, J.D., 2013
  • University of Dayton, B.A., 2008

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Representative Matters

  • Represent FDIC in prosecution of breach of contract case
  • Defend lender in individual action alleging origination fraud
  • Defend clients in actions arising from reverse mortgage loan origination and servicing
  • Defend client in putative nationwide class action alleging RICO and consumer protection violations

Publications

  • Chapter contributor, Real Estate and Mortgage Banking: A New Era of Regulatory Reform (Thomson Reuters 2017-2018)
  • Co-author, New Federal Trade Secret Legislation Could Have Major Impact on Mortgage Recruiting Efforts, Mortgage Compliance Magazine (October 2016)
  • Co-author, Deceptive Advertising Practices Remain Hot Target for CFPB, 68 Consumer Finance Law Quarterly, No. 4 (2015)
  • Co-author, CFPB Continues to Push HUD’s Sham ABA Policy, Mortgage Compliance Magazine (April 2015)
  • Co-author, Lenity and Deference on A Collision Course, Banking Law 360 (February 26, 2015)

Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association