Norman Roos, chair of the firm's Finance Group, concentrates his practice on transactional and regulatory matters relating to the real estate and financial services industries. He represents banks, insurance companies, diversified financial service companies, and other publicly and privately held entities on a broad range of matters involving mortgage banking, consumer and commercial credit transactions, and regulatory compliance. He has advised financial institutions concerning data privacy and security matters and counseled clients as to the development and implications of incident response policies.
Mr. Roos is counsel to the Connecticut Mortgage Bankers Association, Inc., and is a member of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys where he has served on the Board of Regents and as Connecticut State Chair. A member of the Connecticut Bar Association, Mr. Roos is Past Chair of the Financial Institutions Law Section. He has served on a number of Connecticut Law Revision Study Committees including those on Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act, Electronic Communications, Mortgagor Liability, and Electronic Recording of Land Records.
Mr. Roos is the author of The CMBA Handbook on Connecticut Mortgage Statutes: An Analysis and Compilation of Connecticut Legislation Affecting Residential First Mortgage Lending and the editor of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys newsletter (the ACMA Abstract). His articles have appeared in The National Law Journal, Real Estate Finance Journal, The Banking Law Journal, Mortgage Technology, and National Mortgage News, among other publications. He is also a regular contributor to the firm's Data Privacy + Security Insider blog.
He is a frequent lecturer at bar and trade association programs on mortgage lending and consumer credit.