Sterbcow Law Group LLC
Marx Sterbcow is recognized nationally as a legal authority in the real estate settlement services industry. Marx’s practice focuses on RESPA, TILA, Regulation Z, RICO, federal and state mortgage lending, title insurance, real estate brokerage, home warranty and consumer credit compliance issues, affiliated business arrangements guidance, and marketing and promotional program guidance. He also litigates matters involving mortgage fraud and RESPA.
Sterbcow graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, with a bachelor’s degree in history and political science, Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington, with a J.D., and the John Marshall School of Law’s Center for Real Estate Law in Chicago, Illinois, with an LLM.
Sterbcow serves on the Regulatory & Policy Committee for the Real Estate Services Providers Council and is active in the Louisiana Land Title Association, New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Title Attorneys and the National Association of Mortgage Brokers.
Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
James Milano is a Member of Washington, D.C. -based Weiner Brodsky Kider PC. His practice focuses on financial services industry federal and state regulatory compliance matters, particularly with respect to reverse mortgage lending issues. He represents and advises mortgage companies, consumer finance companies, financial institutions and secondary market investors on many issues, such as the review, design and implementation of mortgage loan programs, including adjustable rate mortgage programs, home equity lines of credit and reverse mortgage loan programs.
Milano also advises on state laws and regulations concerning fees, disclosures, interest rates, and practices, as well as federal laws and regulations including the National Housing Act, Federal Housing Administration regulations, ECOA, FDCPA, HMDA, FCRA, GLBA (privacy), RESPA and TILA.
Milano is Co-General Counsel of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, the national trade association supporting reverse mortgage originators, servicers, investors and their vendors.
Justine Jones joined October Research, LLC as Editor of RESPA News in January 2015. Prior to joining the company, Jones worked as a discovery attorney at Special Counsel, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. She received both her J.D. and bachelor’s degree from Ohio Northern University.