Marjorie A. Corwin

Member
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Margie Corwin is a Member in the Firm's Financial Services and Government Relations Group. Her practice focuses on regulated financial services with an emphasis on consumer credit and residential lending and brokering.

Margie is widely respected for her extensive knowledge of federal and state mortgage banking and mortgage brokering issues. & Most recently, Margie co-authored "A Survey of Maryland Laws Relating to Extending Credit & Consumer Financial Services." Margie also is a significant contributor to the Firm's eNewsletter, "Maryland Legal Alert," for the financial services industry.  She is a frequent lecturer on the topics of Truth in Lending, Real Estate Settlement Procedures, Fair Credit Reporting, Equal Credit Opportunity, Maryland Mortgage Lending and Brokering, Maryland Credit Laws, and Litigation in Consumer Finance.

In addition, Margie advises banks and other depository institutions on a wide range of issues relating to deposits including check fraud, deposit account agreements, expedited funds availability, and attachments, liens, and levies. She has presented lectures on Uniform Commercial Code Articles 3 and 4, Check Fraud, Fiduciary Issues for Deposit Accounts, and Litigation regarding Garnishments, Liens and Levies.

For many years Margie has served as a registered lobbyist and represents banking and a variety of other business interests before the Maryland General Assembly.

From 2003 to 2007, Margie served as Vice Chair of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section Committee on Consumer Financial Services. She served three terms as Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association's Business Law Section Committee on Consumer Credit and Financial Institutions.

Margie was named by Best Lawyers in America as the 2014 Baltimore "Lawyer of the Year" in Financial Services Regulation Law.  She was named in the 2006 - 2009 editions of Best Lawyers in America for Financial Institutions and Transactions Law, in the 2010 - 2011 editions for Banking Law, the 2012 - 2014 editions for Financial Services Regulation Law and the 2013 - 2014 editions for Litigation - Banking & Finance.  She serves on the Board of Regents of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers and is on the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.  

Honors

  • Named by Best Lawyers in America as the 2014 Baltimore "Lawyer of the Year" in Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Financial Institutions and Transactions Law, 2006 - 2009; for Banking Law, 2010 - 2011; for Financial Services Regulation Law, 2012 - 2014; and for Litigation - Banking & Finance, 2013 - 2014
  • AV Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named "Affiliate Member of the Year" by the Maryland Association of Mortgage Brokers, 1999
  • Named in the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014 lists of Maryland Super Lawyers for Banking Law

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • Board of Regents, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, 2004-2008, 2013-present
  • Governing Committee, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2005-present
  • American Bar Association, Vice Chair, Business Law Section Committee on Consumer Financial Services, 2003-2007
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Business Law Section Council, 1993-1995, 1999-2002, 2006-2010
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Chair, Business Law Section Committee on Consumer Credit, 1992-1994, 2000-2002, 2006-2010
  • Trustee, Severn School 2005-2013

Focus of Practice

Education

J.D., with high honors, University of Maryland School of Law, 1981
Articles Editor and Staff Member, Maryland Law Review

B.S., Cornell University, 1976

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1981

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