Mitchel H. Kider photoMitchel H. Kider

Practice Areas

  • Mortgage Banking
  • Consumer Financial Services

Mitchel H. Kider is an attorney and legal author residing in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He has been actively involved in the housing policy arena for 40 years. Currently, Mitch is the Chairman and Managing Partner of Weiner Brodsky Kider PC, a national law firm specializing in the representation of financial institutions in the consumer lending arena. In his more than 30 years as a practicing attorney, Mitch has represented banks, mortgage companies, homebuilders, credit card issuers, and other financial service companies in a broad range of regulatory, compliance, policy and litigation matters. A litigator by trade, Mitch has defended clients in more than 100 class action lawsuits in federal and state courts throughout the country. In addition, he represents his clients in investigative and enforcement matters before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and various state and local regulatory authorities and Attorneys General offices. Mitch acts as outside General Counsel to smaller companies and special regulatory and litigation counsel to Fortune 500 companies. He is a frequent speaker on regulatory and litigation matters before industry, public interest, and legal groups. Mitch is frequently sought out by the national media for his expertise in real estate finance and mortgage banking. He is a Faculty Fellow of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and a former lecturer in the Learning Center for Real Estate Finance and the School of Mortgage Banking.

Mitch is the author of six law books pertaining to residential mortgage finance and he has also written a number of articles on the subject. His most recent book, Consumer Protection and Mortgage Regulation Under Dodd-Frank, was published by West/Thomson Reuters in September 2013.

Mitch received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1978 and his law degree from Washington University School of Law in 1981. While in law school, Mitch was a law review editor and a research assistant to Daniel Mandelker the Howard A. Stamper Professor of Law and one of the nation’s leading authorities on land use, housing and environmental law.

Mitch lives in Rockville, Maryland with his wife Jill Kider, and is most proud of their 3 sons, Teddy, Jack, and Sam.

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