John Morton is a Member in the Firm's Financial Services Practice Group. He provides legal advice to an extensive range of financial institutions, including: nationwide, regional and community banks; credit unions; consumer lending companies; sales finance companies; mortgage lenders and brokers; investment advisers; and other regulated businesses.
John provides counsel regarding multi-jurisdictional compliance issues, including advising clients on federal and state credit statutes and regulations; UDAAP and the CFPB; interaction with state and federal regulators; licensing and registration matters; due diligence and transactional matters; and general corporate governance issues.
John also represents banks of all sizes as lender's counsel in commercial lending transactions. John’s knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code and lending regulatory issues provides added value to his commercial lending clients.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Maryland Super Lawyers||2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member, Consumer Financial Services Committee||2014 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Vice Chair of Compliance Management Subcommittee||2014 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member, Business Law Section||2014 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Chair, Committee on Consumer Credit and Financial Institutions||2014 - Present|
|Bar Association of Baltimore City||Member||N/A|
|American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region||Member, Board of Directors||2012 - 2014|
|Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report volume 68, issue 1||Survey of Activities Identified as Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive by the CFPB||2014|
|Uniform Commercial Code||Maryland Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code||2013|
|A Survey of Maryland Laws||A Survey of Maryland Laws Relating to Extending Credit & Consumer Financial Services||2012|
|University of Baltimore School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
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