also known as Lee Negroni
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Andrea Lee Negroni is an attorney in the field of financial services regulation with concentration in mortgage and consumer finance.
She was previously an officer at a national residential mortgage company and later, an executive officer at a national real estate asset management and disposition firm. She speaks at financial and mortgage conferences and professional associations. Ms. Negroni has also presented at conferences sponsored by Thomson Reuters and the Texas Bar Association. Ms. Negroni has conducted due diligence reviews of several independent mortgage companies prior to their acquisitions or IPOs. She has conducted 50-state surveys of virtually every substantive area of regulatory compliance of interest to residential mortgage lenders.
Ms. Negroni has advised clients on privacy, social media regulation, and applicability of money transmitter laws to business models involving in-game exchange of digital objects. She has addressed financial industry trade groups on regulation of social media, consumer privacy, internet lending, and information transparency, as follows: Social Media is HOT for Marketing, But Do You Know the Risks?, Mortgage Professionals of Central Florida; Privacy, Identity & Information Transparency, National Mortgage Servicing Conference; Consumer Privacy, Affiliate Contracts, Cyber-Lending and State Licensing, Web-Lending.Net; Industry's Viewpoint on Regulatory Issues and Challenges with E-Commerce, American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators; Electronic Signatures - Making Them Work, Education Finance Council's Student Loan Finance Legal Issues Meeting; Electronic Loan Origination and the Law: Compliance in Cyberspace, Online Lending 2000; Cyber-Lending, State Licensing and Consumer Privacy, Web-Lending.Net; Will the Government Ruin the Party? Internet Privacy and Regulation, Real Estate Connect 2000; Cyber-Solicitation and the Law, Online Lending 2000; Legal & Regulatory Guidelines for Web-Based Loan Originators, Banat Communications Conference; Doing it Right: Legal Issues in the Brave New World of Internet Lending, NetMortgage '99; Special Problems in Internet Lending, Legal Issues Committee of the Mortgage Bankers Association; The Emerging Law of Cyberbanking & Electronic Commerce, Glasser Legalworks Seminars.
Under a USAID contract, Ms. Negroni advised the Government of Slovakia on the implementation of a private mortgage banking system. In 2007, she completed a tour of several business process outsource (BPO) and legal process outsource (LPO) companies in India and later addressed several industry groups considering outsourcing of core business functions. She is adjunct associate professor of law at American University’s Washington College of Law and a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.
Ms. Negroni served as a member of the Advisory Council of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR) and on the Board of Governors of the Mortgage Bankers Association of Metropolitan Washington. She is the author of Residential Mortgage Lending: State Regulation Manual andIntroduction to Mortgage Lending, Second and Third Editions, published by the American Bankers Association (ABA). She has written dozens of articles on consumer credit regulation and related subjects, published in a variety of professional publications.
Retired from BuckleySandler, LLP in May 2015, Ms. Negroni was previously a partner with Goodwin Procter. From 1992-2000, she was the founder and managing partner of Negroni & Kromer, PLLC, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm representing financial institutions, including mortgage and real estate companies, Internet-based loan originators, consumer credit lenders, commercial banks and thrifts, and their holding companies. Ms. Negroni was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in 1997 from the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators, and the Vincent Reed Award in 2012 from the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. She received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her B.A. from Emory University.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Vincent Reed Award||Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs||2012|
|Adjunct Associate Professor of Law||Washington College of Law||2012 - Present|
|Of Counsel||BuckleySandler LLP||2004 - 2015|
|Partner||Goodwin Procter LLP||2000 - 2004|
|Managing Partner||Negroni & Kromer, PLLC||1992 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Puerto Rican American Womens League (PRAWL)||Member||2011 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Inactive Member||1983 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||1982 - Present|
|Residential Mortgage Lending: State Regulation Manual||RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING: STATE REGULATION MANUAL||2012|
|The Washington Lawyer||What They Didn’t Teach You in Law School||2010|
|Mortgage Banking Magazine||Meltdown Pushes More Fiduciary Duties on Brokers||2010|
|Introduction to Mortgage Lending, Third Edition (ABA)||Introduction to Mortgage Lending, Third Edition||2009|
|Thomson/Aspatore Books 2008||Instant Awareness: An Immediate Look at the Legal, Governmental and Economic Ramifications of Subprime Related Litigation||2008|
|Scotsmans Guide||The Facts on FACTA||2005|
|Mortgage Originator Magazine||Translating Disclosures for the Hispanic Market||2004|
|CLEAR News (Quarterly Publication of the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation)||Risky Business: State Regulation of Money Transmitters||2003|
|Mortgage Banking Magazine||Marketing Mortgages en Español||2002|
|Columbia University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Emory University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|PLI Briefing||Welcome to the Firm: Now What? (Career Advice)||2011|
|The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: What You Need to Know||Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform||2010|
|A.S. Pratt & Sons Audio Conference||Mortgage Lending Laws: 2007 Year in Review||2007|
|94th Annual Conference of the Mortgage Bankers Association||Outsourcing and Offshoring: Achieving Efficiency and Raising Mortgage Company Productivity||2007|
|Mortgage Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance Conference||State Legislative and Regulatory Trends in Mortgage Banking||2006|
|Mortgage Lending Diversity Conference||Diversity in Lending: Are Language and Accent Barriers to Mortgage Availability?||2005|
|American Conference Institute||Diversity in Lending: Delivering Financial Services to Underserved and Ethnic Markets||2005|
|Legal Issues Conference of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America||Marketing and Telemarketing for Mortgage Bankers||2004|