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Stacey Gorman

Counsel
+1.617.261.3242
Fax +1.617.261.3175
Stacey Gorman focuses her practice on bankruptcy consumer finance and mortgage servicing matters.

As a member of the firm’s consumer financial service and financial services litigation practice groups, Ms. Gorman has represented a variety of servicers, lenders, and other financial institutions in connection with their servicing operations and consumer bankruptcy practices.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association

Additional Information

Publications
  • State Class Actions: Practice and Procedure, Louisiana Chapter on Class Actions, Stacey Gorman, Aspen Publishers, Editors Matthew G. Ball, Todd L. Nunn, Irene C. Freidel, 2009.
  • State Class Actions: Practice and Procedure, Rhode Island Chapter on Class Actions, Ryan M. Tosi, Aspen Publishers, Editors Matthew G. Ball, Todd L. Nunn, Irene C. Freidel, 2009.
  • Act as Independent Consultant per National Mortgage Settlement to investigate mortgage servicer’s implementation of interest-rate benefits under the Servicemember Civil Relief Act (“SCRA”).
  • Oversee development and calculation of remediation related to SCRA violations.
  • Provide advice on implementation of SCRA interest rate benefits to various credit products including fixed rate mortgages, adjustable rate mortgages, and daily simple rate products.
  • Investigate and defend numerous 2004 exams initiated by the United States Trustees’ Program.
  • Investigate and advise on all aspects of bankruptcy escrow.
  • Assist servicers in analyzing their bankruptcy departments’ operations, including on-site visits and written reports of findings.
  • Advise on remediation protocols in connection with bankruptcy issues, including Notices of Payment Change, Notices of Post-Petition Fees, Charges, and Expenses, Responses to Notice of Final Cure, and payment application issues.
  • Provide advice to a number of mortgage servicers on consumer bankruptcy, including issues relating to proofs of claim, payment change notices, post-petition fee notices, bankruptcy escrow, monthly statements to debtors, bankruptcy credit reporting, online account access to debtors, and responses to notices of final cure, motions for relief from stay.
  • Respond to CFPB Civil Investigative Demands relating to consumer bankruptcy issues.
  • Assist bank services clients in preparing for bankruptcy focused OCC exams.
  • Serve as national coordinating counsel for several large bank servicers in connection with the remediation of improperly redacted bankruptcy filings.
  • Handle loan-level proceedings relating to mortgage servicing, including debtor actions involving allegations of wrongful disclosure, fraud, and unfair and deceptive practices.

Prior to focusing on consumer financing and mortgage servicing-related work, Ms. Gorman concentrated her practice on litigating complex commercial disputes with a focus on class action defense and plaintiff-side insurance coverage cases.