Maurice Shevin

, Shareholder

Birmingham

mshevin@sirote.com
p - 205.930.5149
f - 205.212.3810



205.930.5254


Maury serves as counsel for trade associations, financial institutions and business clients, advising them with respect to business and industry concerns. He advises numerous local, regional and national real estate, finance and consumer credit clients with respect to federal and state consumer credit protection laws, rules and regulations. His practice also includes assisting clients in legislative analysis and drafting, financing, and the purchase and sale of businesses and business assets.

Awards & Accreditations

  • Best Lawyers in America©
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • Chambers USA Leading Lawyer 
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Banking and Finance Law, 2006-16
    • Corporate Law, 2006-16
    • Financial Services Regulation Law, 2011-16
  • Best Lawyers® 2014 Financial Services Regulation Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Birmingham
  • Chambers USA, Banking and Finance, 2006-08, 2013-14
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, 2008-15
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating
  • Birmingham Business Journal, Birmingham's Best Lawyers, 2006
  • Best of US,  Real Estate, Insurance, and Commercial Litigation Law
  • Birmingham Magazine “Top Attorney” for Consumer Finance

Organizations

  • United States Commission on Civil Rights, State Advisory Committee, Member
  • Alabama Lenders Association, General Counsel
  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law, Governing Committee
  • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, Fellow

Thought Leadership

  • As corporate counsel for financial institutions and business corporation clients, advises clients regarding regulatory matters and business and industry concerns
  • Advises local, regional and national real estate, finance and consumer credit clients on federal and state consumer credit protection laws, rules and regulations
  • Incorporator of The BorrowSmart Public Education Foundation, a Section 501(c)(3) foundation addressing the needs of America's housing counselors
  • Principal draftsman of several important Alabama consumer finance statutes including amendments to the Alabama Consumer Credit Act (1996, 2006), Alabama Small Loan Act (2002, 2004) and amendments to Alabama Mortgage Brokers Licensing Act (2001).
  • Writes frequent articles for various trade association newsletters and trade magazines
  • Adjunct Professor, Consumer Protection, University of Alabama School of Law  
  • Testifies before various state and federal agency and legislative bodies including the Joint HUD/Treasury Task Force on Predatory Lending
  • Represented the National Home Equity Mortgage Association at HUD's Round Table discussion in Washington on RESPA Reform, August 2005


University of Alabama School of Law

JD, 1977

  • Alabama Law Review
  • Hugo L. Black Scholar


Washington University

BA, 1973

  • Anti-Defamation League, Southeast Region
  • Board of Directors
  • Alabama Holocaust Commission
  • Appointed by the Governor of Alabama
  • Birmingham Jewish Federation
  • Former Vice President 
  • Levite Jewish Community Center
  • Board of Directors 
  • Jewish Community Relations Committee
  • Former Chair
  • Temple Beth-El
  • Former President 
  • Alabama Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights   
  • Cahaba Girl Scout Council
  • Former Board Member 
  • Childcare Resources
  • Former Board Member 
  • Indian Springs School
  • Former Class Representative 


  • Author, Sirote's Consumer Finance Blog
  • Author, "The CFPB: Coming to a neighborhood near you," The Counselor, July 2014
  • Author, "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010", The Counselor, Summer 2010
  • Author, "Financial Services Reform: The Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act," The Counselor, Fall 2010
  • Author,“What RESPA Servicers Need to Know About Qualified Written Requests”, inSight: Mortgage Law, November 2008
  • Author,“Mortgage Market Meltdown and its Consequences”. The Counselor, Summer 2007
  • Chapter Author, "The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act," Basic Mortgage Law Cases and Materials, Second Edition
  • Author, "Exotic Loans Roundtable", Mortgage Originator, June 2006
  • Author, "Doing What's Right", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2006
  • Author,"Keeping An Eye On The States", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2005
  • Author,"NHEMA, The Marketplace Of The Nonprime Industry", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2005
  • Author, "Significance Of The Responsible Lending Act", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2005
  • Author, "RESPA Revisited", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2005
  • Author, "Key Issues Covered At Attorneys Round Table", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2005
  • Author, “What to Expect From Financial Reform,” Birmingham Business Journal, July 30, 2010
  • Author, "Arbitration: The Next Defining Moment", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2004
  • Author, "There Is Strength In Numbers", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2004
  • Author, "Illinois Developments: The Nationwide Impact", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2004
  • Author, "The New Generation of Consumer Protection Laws", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2004
  • Author, "The View From Outside The Beltway", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2004
  • Author, "Servicing, Fraud, Assignee Liability: Top Issues For Industry", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2003
  • Author, "Legal Briefs", Alabama Lenders Association, 2003
  • Author, "Why Sue The OTS?", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2003
  • Author, "What's Next? A Fight for What's Right", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2003
  • Author, "A Very Busy Month", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2003
  • Author, "RESPA REFORM: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2002
  • Author, "Legal Outlook", Equity Magazine, 2002
  • Author, "Proposed OTS Change - Ill-Advised", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2002
  • Author, "Where Do We Go Now", Equity Magazine, 2002
  • Author, "What Revised Article 9 Means for Consumer Credit Transactions", Banking Traditions , Vol. 13, Issue 1, Special Convention Preview Issue, 2002
  • Author, "General Counsel's Perspective On Breaking New Ground", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2001
  • Author, "The Law Of Unintended Consequences", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2001
  • Author, "The Eleventh Circuit Court Of Appeals Weighs In (Once Again) On The Issue Of Yield Spread Premium", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2001
  • Author, "Beyond Rhetoric To Fairness", Legal Outlook, Equity Magazine, 2001
  • Speaker, "Complying with the CFPB," Louisiana Finance Association, November 2013


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