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Mitchel H. Kider

Mitchel Kider 1

Mitchel H. Kider

Managing Partner

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

Mitch is the Chairman and Managing Partner of Weiner Brodsky Kider PC. In his 36 years as a practicing attorney, Mitch has represented banks, mortgage companies, residential homebuilders, real estate settlement service providers, credit card issuers, and other financial service companies in a broad range of matters. As a litigator, Mitch has defended clients in more than 150 class action lawsuits in federal and state courts throughout the country. He also advises clients on federal and state regulatory compliance matters. Mitch represents clients in investigations and enforcement actions before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and various state and local regulatory authorities and Attorneys General offices. In addition, Mitch acts as outside general counsel to smaller companies and special regulatory and litigation counsel to Fortune 500 companies. He has written extensively on issues involving lenders and other settlement service providers and speaks frequently on regulatory and litigation matters before trade associations and other industry groups.

In addition to his legal work, Mitch is active in his community and serves on the Board of Ambassadors of Project RESTORE at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Project RESTORE is a collaborative multidisciplinary effort to develop new therapies to treat neuroimmunologic disorders including Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Transverse Myelitis (TM).

Practice Areas

Education

  • Washington University, J.D., 1981
  • University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1978

Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Representative Matters

  • Defend class action cases involving RESPA, TILA and other federal and state lending and UDAP laws
  • Represent clients in government investigations and enforcement actions brought by the CFPB, HUD OIG, and DOJ
  • Represent bank and nonbank financial institutions before, during, and after CFPB and prudential regulator examinations
  • Advise and represent clients in investigations and civil actions, including qui tam actions, brought under the False Claims Act, FIRREA, and the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act and matters brought under ECOA and the Fair Housing Act
  • Defend clients in HUD administrative proceedings, including representation before the HUD Mortgagee Review Board and in debarment actions
  • Assist clients in preparing for and responding to federal and state regulator examinations
  • Conduct fair lending audits and provide fair lending plans for bank and nonbank financial institutions
  • Develop comprehensive self-assessment tool and conduct pre-CFPB examinations for clients
  • Provide business advice and assist clients in structuring and negotiating asset and stock purchase and sale transactions

Publications

  • Co-author, Real Estate and Mortgage Banking: A New Era of Regulatory Reform (Thomson Reuters 2017-2018)
  • Co-author, Consumer Protection and Mortgage Regulation Under Dodd-Frank (Thomson Reuters 2017)
  • TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Workbook (WBK 2015)
  • Co-author, Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) and Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising (MAPS) Resource Guide, MBA Compliance Essentials (MBA 2015)
  • Co-author, Ability to Repay (ATR) and Qualified Mortgage (QM) Resource Guide, MBA Compliance Essentials (MBA 2014)
  • Co-author, Consumer Complaints Resource Guide, MBA Compliance Essentials (MBA 2014)
  • Co-author, Fair Credit Reporting Act Resource Guide, MBA Compliance Essentials (MBA 2013)
  • Secondary Mortgage Market Guide (Juris Publications 2002)
  • RESPA Escrow Issues (MBA Publications 1995)
  • Handbook of Quality Control (MBA Publications 1993)
  • Quality Control for Mortgage Servicers (MBA Publications 1992)

Recognition

  • Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Faculty Fellow, Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Super Lawyer, Washington, DC, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017 (Super Lawyers recognition is a Thomson Reuters service)
  • Named a Top Compliance Lawyer by Mortgage Compliance Magazine

Affiliations

  • Mortgage Bankers Association, Premier Member
  • Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), Member of Housing Industry Advisory Council
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Division
  • California State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association