Anne Sutherland has more than 20 years of experience advising mortgage loan origination
and servicing clients. As a member of the Mortgage Banking Group at Ballard Spahr,
Anne advises on the full range of federal mortgage banking and servicing-related statutes and
regulations, particularly those related to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She
is also known for her work helping clients develop implementation plans that
fold those requirements into their day-to-day operations.
Anne is the former Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary at
Nationstar Mortgage (previously Centex Home Equity Company), where she directed the
legal and compliance departments for 15 years and played a key role in the
company start-up. Under her leadership, the company grew from $12 billion in mortgage
servicing to $100+ billion in 18 months. She served as an adviser to the CEO and CFO
and helped lead Nationstar through acquisitions, purchase of mortgage servicing rights,
facility financing, public debt issuance, and S1 filings.
Anne also previously was Division Counsel and Secretary at Contimortgage Corporation,
a Hatboro, Pennsylvania-based multibillion-dollar mortgage company; Assistant
General Counsel with Ford Consumer Finance; and Counsel with Wells
Fargo Credit Corporation.
- Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
- Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
- Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Governing Committee
- American Bar Association