Soroush Shahin

Soroush Shahin

Soroush Shahin



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

Soroush’s practice focuses on federal and state regulatory compliance matters related to the financial services industry.  He advises mortgage companies, financial institutions, and secondary market investors on federal and state law in the areas of mortgage banking, real estate finance and consumer finance, including requirements under FHA regulations, TILA, RESPA, ECOA, FCRA, FDCPA, TCPA, GLBA, HMDA, and the UDAAP provisions.

Soroush also regularly counsels clients on origination and servicing requirements, marketing practices, compliance management systems, compensation issues, and regulatory approvals.  Prior to joining the firm, he was Corporate Counsel and Vice President of Operations for an automotive lender.

Practice Areas


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2009
  • George Mason University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2005


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Representative Matters

  • Assist mortgage companies prepare for examinations by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and other federal and state financial regulators, including responding to information requests and deficiency findings
  • Advise companies on structuring and implementing RESPA-implicated arrangements with third parties, such as marketing services, joint ventures, office leases, lead sales, and affiliated business arrangements
  • Conduct comprehensive compliance reviews of mortgage lending programs and related loan documents, disclosures and marketing materials
  • Advise companies on their privacy policies and notices to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state law
  • Assist companies with the design and implementation of mortgage loan programs, including reverse mortgage loans, bridge loans, construction-to-permanent loans, and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs)
  • Draft and review loan originator compensation agreements for compliance with the Loan Originator Compensation Rule under Regulation Z
  • Advise the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA), the national trade association of the reverse mortgage industry, on legislative developments and regulatory pronouncements
  • Conduct due diligence reviews of mortgage companies in mergers and acquisitions transactions
  • Draft loan documents and consumer disclosures for mortgage lenders


  • Co-author, Fair Credit Reporting Act Resource Guide, MBA Compliance Essentials (MBA 2019)
  • Chapter contributor, Real Estate and Mortgage Banking: A New Era of Regulatory Reform (Thomson Reuters 2017-2018)
  • Co-author, The Juvenile Justice System (NASW Press 2010)


  • Rising Star, Washington, DC, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2019 (Super Lawyers recognition is a Thomson Reuters service)


  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association