MATT MITCHELL is an experienced litigator and shareholder within the firm’s Financial Services and Real Property Litigation Group.
Graduating from Grand Valley State University in 2003 and University of Michigan Law School in 2006, Mr. Mitchell most recently worked as a compliance attorney at an indirect automotive finance company. In that role, Mr. Mitchell advised the company on regulatory matters and compliance with state and federal consumer financial protection laws, including the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Truth-in-Lending Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and state consumer protection and retail installment sales laws. Mr. Mitchell also served as the company’s subject matter expert on Fair Credit Reporting Act compliance.
Prior to working in-house, Mr. Mitchell worked for a national law firm, specializing in defending banks, mortgage servicers, and finance companies against claims arising under state and federal laws, including the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Michigan Consumer Protection Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and state foreclosure laws. While in private practice, Mr. Mitchell was previously selected by his peers as one of Michigan's Rising Stars for 2012-2014, as noted in Michigan Super Lawyers® Magazine.
Mr. Mitchell is admitted to practice in Michigan, as well as the federal courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Juris Doctor, 2006
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, Grand Rapids, Michigan, B.S., Economics and Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, 2003
STATE BAR OF MICHIGAN
FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION
OAKLAND COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
Michigan Bar Journal, June 2012, Co-Author "The Home Affordable Modification Program and A New Wave of Consumer Finance Litigation"