McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Stafford Expands Consumer Financial Services Compliance Team with Hire of Lynette Hotchkiss
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that Lynette Hotchkiss has joined the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance team in Nashville as Of Counsel.
Lynette brings two decades of experience as in-house counsel for a variety of banks and financial institutions, as well as experience working for the Federal Trade Commission. She earned her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law. Lynette is active in state and national bar associations and has held several leadership positions within them.
“Lynette is an outstanding addition to our team,” said Mark Edelman, chair of the firm’s national Consumer Financial Services Compliance group. “Her extensive experience as in-house counsel for banks and other financial institutions, at the Federal Trade Commission, and as a compliance consultant allows her to take a practical, business-oriented approach to what are often very complex, abstract legal issues and develop workable solutions.”
“I’m excited for the opportunity to join this great team,” Lynette said, “I have worked in and around almost every facet of the banking and consumer finance world, and I look forward to working with McGlinchey’s financial institution clients to develop the practical solutions they need.”
Lynette will be advising banks, finance companies, mortgage lenders, and servicers on regulatory compliance issues related to mortgage origination and servicing, new product development, and expansion of, or changes to, existing products.
McGlinchey’s Nashville office, which opened in 2018, serves corporate clients in civil litigation pending in all Tennessee state and federal courts. A substantial portion of the office’s practice focuses on civil litigation in the areas of commercial litigation, consumer financial services litigation, products liability, and insurance defense. McGlinchey’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance practice group boasts more than 25 attorneys and 13 licensing analysts across the firm’s nationwide platform of 15 offices who provide clients with industry-leading regulatory and compliance and licensing advice related to residential mortgage lending, auto finance, consumer, education and manufactured housing lending, privacy and data security, and a host of other topics.