Mr. Schulman has a national practice specializing in a range of matters related to real estate finance, mortgage banking and consumer finance in both the primary and secondary markets, including:
Mr. Schulman was nationally ranked by Chambers USA 2012, 2013 and most recently, in 2014, under Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) (Band 2). Mr. Schulman is a member of the American College of Financial Services Lawyers, and is also the former General Counsel to the Home Improvement Lenders Association and was the former Assistant General Counsel of the Inspector General and Administrative Proceedings Division, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Schulman is ranked by The Legal Network as one of the Top Lawyers in Washington, D.C. for 2013, and is peer rated in the Martindale-Hubbell® directory as AV® Preeminent, the highest level of professional excellence.
Selected Publications and PresentationsMr. Schulman has authored dozens of articles on issues affecting the settlement service industry, and is a frequent contributor to Mortgage Banking magazine, October Research The Title Report, the National Association of Realtors RESPA Realities and National Home Builders Association publications. He is also co-author with Larry Platt of A Practical Guide to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, published by Warren Gorham & Lamont. In 2013, Mr. Schulman co-authored with Holly S. Bunting MBA Compliance Essentials: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
Mr. Schulman is a frequent lecturer for seminars and conferences sponsored by the Mortgage Bankers Association, the American Land Title Association, the National Association of Realtors and other industry-related groups on various legal issues involving real estate, title, mortgage banking and consumer finance.