Daniella   Casseres
Principal

Contact

Phone: 703. 745.1811
Fax: 703.745.1835
Mailing: 535 5th Ave ,
Suite 2545 , New York , NY   10017
Linkedin: Daniella Casseres

PRACTICE FOCUS

Daniella Casseres’ legal practice focuses on laws and regulations governing mortgage lenders, mortgage brokers, financial institutions and consumer finance companies. She regularly advises clients on state and federal compliance laws and regulations including fair lending, advertising, licensing, privacy, TILA, RESPA, FHA, FCRA, and BSA requirements.

Ms. Casseres drafts and reviews wholesale lending and mortgage loan purchase agreements, and structures loan originator compensation for mortgage companies. She also represents clients in federal and state regulatory investigations, and assists in related litigation matters.

Recently, Ms. Casseres led the expansion of Offit Kurman by opening its New York City office in mid-town Manhattan. Ms. Casseres also works closely with the Offit Kurman’s affiliate company, Strategic Compliance Partners (SCP), which provides compliance support and monitoring services for the mortgage banking industry.

Ms. Casseres is a regular speaker at national and regional mortgage lending conferences and seminars where she speaks on mortgage lending issues and trends such as TRID implementation, marketing and social media compliance, structuring compliance management systems, loan origination compensation, fair lending, and federal and state enforcement actions.

Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Ms. Casseres regulated large and complex banking institutions for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. She has also worked for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

EVENTS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

  • Lenders One Summer Conference 2016
  • National Association of Professional Mortgage Women Annual Conference
  • Great River MBA Conference
  • Online Lead Generation Council - Mortgage Lead Generation Webinar: Avoiding Regulatory Issues
  • California Mortgage Brokers Association
  • California Association of Mortgage Professionals Fall Conference
  • National Association of Professional Mortgage Women Compliance Quarterly Webinar Series
  • National Association Hispanic Real Estate Professionals Westchester/Bronx January 2016 Luncheon
  • ACI’s Consumer Lending Regulatory Compliance Conference 2015
  • California Mortgage Association Fall Seminar 2015
  • Lenders One Summer Conference 2015
  • Lenders One Winter Conference 2015

Education & Admissions

  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2006
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Activities

  • National Mortgage Banking Association
  • National Association of Professional Mortgage Women
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

Posts

"30 Days Into TRID, What Do We Know Now?"

Questions & Answers Since the implementation of the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (“TRID”) rules, we have received hundreds of questions concerning…

"Scrutiny of Marketing Pacts Ramps Up"

Regulatory actions put the mortgage industry on guard The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) recent enforcement actions concerning marketing-services agreements…

"Credit Union Fair Lending Risk in Mortgage Lending"

Is your credit union involved in mortgage lending? This article was featured in Credit Union Business. Click here to download the…

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"Open Your Mind to New Regulations"

Wholesale lenders should learn new disclosure requirements to avoid liability issues Editor’s Note: In the time since this article was…

"Getting Your Compliance Ducks in a Row"

In today’s media-driven environment, it’s probably impossible to avoid your mortgage company’s exposure to social media. And why would you…

"Supreme Court NLRB Decision’s Impact on Mortgage Companies"

By: Daniella Casseres and Russell Berger On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that President Obama made three…

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