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.