Troy W. Garris

Troy W. Garris: Attorney with Weiner Brodsky Kider PC


Troy focuses on federal and state regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions (M&A deals), and employment law on behalf of mortgage originators and servicers, title companies, secondary market investors, and builders. He advises clients on federal and state law compliance issues, including under RESPA, TILA, E-Sign, FCRA, CAN-SPAM, Fair Lending, and privacy, and counsels clients on the requirements of FHA, VA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and private investors. Troy represents and defends companies in proceedings before regulatory agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Mortgagee Review Board (MRB), Federal Housing Administration (FHA), federal and state banking examiners, and insurance commissions.

Troy routinely is involved in forming, acquiring and selling mortgage banking companies. He helps clients perform and prepare for comprehensive due diligence reviews, and advises clients regarding credit lines, mortgage sale and servicing agreements, and establishment of joint ventures and affiliated business arrangements (ABAs).

Troy prides himself on working closely with company owners and management to find creative solutions to problems in ways that meet both the legal requirements of the regulatory environment and the business objectives of the company. He regularly speaks at industry functions nationwide regarding regulatory and litigation matters affecting the consumer financial services industry

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Mortgage Banking Law
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Regulatory Law
  • Financial Institutions Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Investigation and Enforcement
  • Licensing and Approvals
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Transactional and Corporate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of Houston, B.A., 1990
Law School Attended:
American University Washington College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
Year of First Admission:
1998, New York; 1998, Texas; 2001, District of Columbia
American Bar Association
Mortgage Bankers Association (Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Committee, State Legislative and Regulatory Committee, Litigation Committee)
Texas Mortgage Bankers Association (Board Member, Chairman of Regulatory Compliance Committee)
Mortgage Action Alliance
Birth Information:
Texas, 1966

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