Jarlath uses his knowledge of the law and litigation trends to both defend lawsuits and counsel Firm clients on managing their internal business procedures in order to comply with the ever-changing law concerning loan servicing.
Jarlath Curran is a Member of Severson & Werson’s Irvine office and is part of the Financial Services Practice Group. Mr. Curran represents major financial institutions, including banks, mortgage lenders, consumer finance companies and auto finance companies, in all stages of litigation. Mr. Curran’s practice focuses on defending retail, wholesale, and warehouse mortgage lenders and servicers against consumer-related complaints. These complaints include origination claims, such as loan fraud, title claims and related litigation, lien priority disputes, alleged violations of the Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and repurchase issues. Mr. Curran also provides guidance to the Firm’s large institutional clients on how to manage their internal business procedures in order to comply with the ever changing law concerning loan servicing, such as the servicing rules under the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and California’s Homeowner Bill of Rights, as well claims involving accounting issues, lender placed insurance, escrow accounts and debt collection issues.
Mr. Curran is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Mortgage Bankers Association and California Mortgage Bankers Association. Mr. Curran is also a regular speaker at residential mortgage conferences in which he discusses all areas of mortgage law and litigation trends.
In 2005, Mr. Curran obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. While in law school, Mr. Curran participated in Moot Court appellate advocacy competitions and student government. Mr. Curran graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering.
Areas of Practice
- Loyola Law School, J.D., 2005
- Loyola Marymount University, B.S., 2002