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Justin is a partner in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice with experience as legal counsel in the mortgage origination and servicing industry. He works with financial institutions, mortgage lenders, loan servicers, and other credit-related entities throughout the U.S. on consumer finance litigation and compliance matters.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Department of Justice (DOJ) issued joint letters, restating the federal housing protections afforded to military servicemembers during the COVID-19 pandemic. While some protections have been in place for decades, others reflect pandemic-era relief from landlords and mortgage companies alike.

One of the letters addresses the handling of

Justin Balser, an experienced litigator and compliance attorney, has joined Troutman Pepper’s nationally recognized Consumer Financial Services Practice Group as a partner. Balser joins from Akerman where he was managing partner of the firm’s Denver office. He previously served as legal counsel and advisor to senior management at Lehman Brothers’ mortgage subsidiary, Aurora Loan