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McGlinchey Stafford Expands Houston Office with Addition of Paul Kellogg

November 5, 2018

McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that Paul Kellogg has joined the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance section in Houston as Of Counsel.

Paul focuses his practice on mortgage and commercial lending and motor vehicle finance, with clients including non-bank lenders, state and national banks and credit unions, technology services companies, equipment and manufacturing concerns, entrepreneurs, and established businesses. A former business owner himself, Kellogg also advises small businesses and clients with issues related to business and non-profit formation, with particular knowledge around partnerships and LLC’s.

“We are very excited to welcome Paul to the firm,” said Rudy Aguilar, McGlinchey Stafford’s Managing Member. “His unique experience across various business capacities allows him to deliver innovative strategic advice for clients in Texas and nationwide.”

Paul has published materials related to personal liability and the corporate shield, federal loan modification programs, and “business divorce.”

“I’ve long admired my colleagues at McGlinchey Stafford, and I’m glad to join them,” said Kellogg. “I look forward to adding my practice to the suite of services the firm provides to businesses of all sizes.”

Kellogg received his J.D. in 1999 from the University of Houston Law Center, where he graduated cum laude and was articles editor for the University of Houston Law Review. He earned an M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Houston in 1996, and a B.A. in Political Science from Rice University in 1987.

“Paul’s counsel is an excellent complement to our team’s strengths,” said Mark Edelman, who leads McGlinchey Stafford’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance practice. “Paul has a broad range of experience in consumer financial services and transactional work and will provide invaluable advice to clients in Texas.”

McGlinchey Stafford’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance team comprises 25 attorneys and 10 licensing paralegals who provide advice nationwide on a full range of regulatory, compliance, and licensing matters to depository institutions, auto finance companies, mortgage lenders and servicer, licensed lenders, online (Fintech) lenders, manufactured housing lenders, and private student loan lenders. Our services include nationwide licensing; preparing multistate loan, credit and consumer-facing servicing and collection documentation; developing and implementing innovative online and traditional consumer lending products and related payment mechanisms; preparing for, responding to, and defending state and federal regulatory examinations and investigation; developing policies and procedures and compliance management systems; performing contract and vendor due diligence; and answering day-to-day compliance questions.