Mike Flynn is a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Financial Institutions Group and is
a member of the firm’s Banking, Consumer Financial Services and FinTech practices.
He focuses his practice on mortgage and other consumer financial services. Mr. Flynn
has spent more than 20 years in legal and financial leadership roles, with a focus on
mortgage originations and servicing, major litigation and regulatory matters, and
federal refinance programs. Most recently he served as Chief Legal Officer, General
Counsel and Executive Vice President of Flagstar Bancorp Inc., and before that he was
General Counsel at PNC Mortgage, the mortgage division of PNC Bank, N.A. Prior to that
he was General Deputy General Counsel and then Acting General Counsel for the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), serving simultaneously as
counselor to the board of directors of HUD’s Hope for Homeowners program.
He also served as Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel at World Savings Bank,
where he managed attorneys in the company’s mortgage lending business. Prior to
that position, he was Vice President and General Litigation Counsel at Chicago Title
Insurance Company, with responsibility for the company’s corporate- and major-claims
litigation. Earlier in his career, he was a commercial litigator in private
practice in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California, focusing on real
estate, insurance regulatory and title insurance issues.
Mr. Flynn is a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers,
the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and the American College of Real Estate
Lawyers. He has served as the Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business
Law Section Task Force on Litigation Reform and Rules Changes, and as a Member of
the ABA Business Law Section Task Force on Federal Preemption of State Laws. He
also has served as Co-Chair of the ABA Business Law Section Subcommittee on
In-House Litigation Management and the Chair of the ABA TIPS Section Title
Insurance Litigation Committee, as Vice-Chair of the ABA TIPS Section Insurance
Coverage Litigation Committee, and as a Member of the American Land Title
Association Claims Committee. He is a graduate of Duke University School of
Law, where he was a William Reynolds Scholar, and received his undergraduate
degree from Indiana University, where he was a Metz Scholar. He is a frequent
speaker on legal topics relating to banking, mortgage lending, litigation
management and other subjects.
- American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
- American College of Mortgage Attorneys
- American Bar Association Business Law Section
- American Bar Association Consumer Financial Services Committee