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Andrea Lee Negroni

Andrea Lee Negroni

also known as Lee Negroni

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About me

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.


Practice areas

  1. Banking: 40%
    4 years
  2. Financial Services: 35%
    4 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    4 years
  4. International Law: 5%
    4 years

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2901 Key Blvd
Arlington, VA, 22201


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Vincent Reed AwardWashington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Associate Professor of LawWashington College of Law2012 - Present
Of CounselBuckleySandler LLP2004 - 2015
PartnerGoodwin Procter LLP2000 - 2004
Managing PartnerNegroni & Kromer, PLLC1992 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Puerto Rican American Womens League (PRAWL)Member2011 - Present
Florida BarInactive Member1983 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1982 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Residential Mortgage Lending: State Regulation ManualRESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING: STATE REGULATION MANUAL2012
The Washington LawyerWhat They Didn’t Teach You in Law School2010
Mortgage Banking MagazineMeltdown Pushes More Fiduciary Duties on Brokers2010
Introduction to Mortgage Lending, Third Edition (ABA)Introduction to Mortgage Lending, Third Edition2009
Thomson/Aspatore Books 2008Instant Awareness: An Immediate Look at the Legal, Governmental and Economic Ramifications of Subprime Related Litigation2008
Scotsmans GuideThe Facts on FACTA2005
Mortgage Originator MagazineTranslating Disclosures for the Hispanic Market2004
CLEAR News (Quarterly Publication of the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation)Risky Business: State Regulation of Money Transmitters2003
Mortgage Banking MagazineMarketing Mortgages en Español2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Columbia University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Emory UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
PLI BriefingWelcome to the Firm: Now What? (Career Advice)2011
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: What You Need to KnowDodd-Frank Wall Street Reform2010
A.S. Pratt & Sons Audio ConferenceMortgage Lending Laws: 2007 Year in Review2007
94th Annual Conference of the Mortgage Bankers AssociationOutsourcing and Offshoring: Achieving Efficiency and Raising Mortgage Company Productivity2007
Mortgage Bankers Association Regulatory Compliance ConferenceState Legislative and Regulatory Trends in Mortgage Banking2006
Mortgage Lending Diversity ConferenceDiversity in Lending: Are Language and Accent Barriers to Mortgage Availability?2005
American Conference InstituteDiversity in Lending: Delivering Financial Services to Underserved and Ethnic Markets2005
Legal Issues Conference of the Mortgage Bankers Association of AmericaMarketing and Telemarketing for Mortgage Bankers2004