Lynette I. Hotchkiss, Esquire

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Financial Services Law
  • Banking Law
  • Corporate Governance for Banks
  • Mortgage Origination
  • Mortgage Servicing

Lynette Hotchkiss is Of Counsel at McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC. Prior to joining McGlinchey Stafford, she served as General Counsel of Rabobank, N.A., after having served as Associate General Counsel at the bank. Over her legal career, Lynette has held many roles within the financial institutions arena, including as a member of the Legal Department at OneWest Bank, N.A., as an attorney in the Financial Practices Division of the Federal Trade Commission, as a Partner at Hudson Cook LLP, as head of the Legal Team at Mavent Inc., and as lead Lending Products Counsel at CFI ProServices Inc. For much of her early career, Lynette used her consumer financial services knowledge and experience 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 Finastra) to develop the Laser Pro® loan documentation system and later leading the legal team at Mavent Inc. (now part of Ellie Mae, Inc.) to develop the Mavent Expert System, an automated compliance system for mortgage origination. Lynette has been active in the ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee for several years, having served in many leadership roles, including as Vice-Chair of the Committee. She is active in the American Bar Association publications world, co-editing the ABA’s The Law of Truth-in-Lending 2018 Supplement, and currently serving as an Executive Editor of the Business Law Today online magazine.

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
    • Regent (2015-2019)
    • Fellow (2013-Present)
  • Executive Editor, ABA’s Business Law Today (2017-Present)
  • ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee Member
    • Committee Vice-Chair (2015-2017)
    • Co-Chair Programming Subcommittee (2013-2015)
    • Publications/Communications Subcommittee (2009-2013)
    • Committee eNewsletter Editor (2009-2013)
    • Chair Truth in Lending Subcommittee (2004-2007)
    • National Institute on Consumer Financial Services Basics
      • Chair: 2014 (Received ABA Center for Professional Development "Stellar Member" Award)
      • Vice-Chair: 2013
      • Faculty Member (2010–2018)
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow (2019-Present)
  • Oregon State Bar Member (1991-Present)
    • Corporate Counsel Executive Committee (1996-2000)

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