Mark S. Edelman, Esquire photoMark S. Edelman, Esquire

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Financial Services Compliance
  • E-Commerce and Internet Law
  • Structured Finance

Mark S. Edelman serves as Chair of McGlinchey Stafford’s national Consumer Financial Services Compliance practice and is located in the firm’s Cleveland office. Mark represents banks, finance companies, mortgage companies, and online lenders in regulatory compliance matters including consumer loan documentation, e-commerce, underwriting, licensing, state and federal regulatory examinations and investigations, portfolio acquisitions and divestitures, warehouse and other commercial financing, insurance, and structured finance. He focuses his practice on multistate compliance; the development of policies, procedures, and compliance management systems; business planning; and risk management for personal property financing, with a particular emphasis on motor vehicle financing and leasing for captive and independent finance companies, and Buy Here Pay Here dealers and their related finance companies.

Mark is a graduate of the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he served as an Articles Editor of the Ohio State Law Journal. He is the former Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Personal Property Finance Subcommittee. He is a frequent speaker at national programs on consumer finance topics.

Professional Affiliations

  • Governing Committee, Conference on Consumer Finance Law
  • Consumer Bankers Association, Law Committee
  • American Bar Association, Committee on Consumer Financial Services (Member); Personal Property Finance Subcommittee (Former Co-Chair)
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • ACA International, Members Attorney Program

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