Michael Flynn is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Finance Practice Group and Mortgage Banking Group, and Co-Chair of Buchalter’s Financial Services Regulatory Group, and its Title Insurance & Escrow Industry Group in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Flynn applies his unique background as the former Acting General Counsel of HUD, and the former General Counsel of PNC Mortgage and Flagstar Bank, to counsel clients on a variety of regulatory, mortgage, consumer financial services, FinTech and real estate matters.
Mr. Flynn is a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is the Chair of the American College of Mortgage Attorney’s Residential & Regulatory Committee and serves on the Board of Governors for the Conference of Consumer Law. He is also a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association Legal Issues, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance Committee and serves as the Vice Chair of the California Mortgage Bankers Association Legal Issues Committee.
Prior to joining Buchalter, Mr. Flynn was the Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Task Force on Litigation Reform and Rules Changes, and as a Member of the ABA Business Law Section Task Force on Federal Preemption of State Laws. Mr. Flynn was also Co-Chair of the ABA Business Law Section Subcommittee on In-House Litigation Management and the Chair of the ABA TIPS Section Title Insurance Litigation Committee where he served as Vice-Chair of the ABA TIPS Section Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, and as a Member of the American Land Title Association Claims Committee. Mr. Flynn is currently Chair of the American Bar Association Banking Law Subcommittee on Consumer and Retail Law.