Lynette I. Hotchkiss, Esquire

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Financial Services Law
  • Mortgage Origination
  • Mortgage Servicing
  • Banking Law

Lynette Hotchkiss is SVP/Associate General Counsel (Registered In-House Counsel) in the Legal Department of Rabobank, N.A. She was previously with OneWest Bank, FSB, where her responsibilities included monitoring and reporting on regulatory developments impacting the bank’s operations and providing legal support for regulatory compliance matters. Prior to joining OneWest Bank, Lynette was an attorney in the Financial Practices Division of the Federal Trade Commission, where she focused on mortgage servicing issues. For much of her career, Lynette used her knowledge and expertise in consumer finance laws and regulations to build compliance tools to help financial institutions comply with the complex array of federal and state requirements, first acting as the lead compliance attorney at CFI ProServices Inc. (now Harland Financial Solutions) to develop the Laser Pro® loan documentation system and later leading the legal team at Mavent Inc. to develop the Mavent Expert System, an automated compliance system for mortgage origination.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • Member, ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee; Chair Publications/Communications Subcommittee; Committee eNewsletter Editor; Committee Director of BLS Publications; Truth in Lending Subcommittee Chair (2004-2007)
  • Member, ABA Banking Law Committee
  • Member, Oregon State Bar, Corporate Counsel Executive Committee (1996-2000)

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