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Smith Dollar PC
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Smith Dollar PC
404 Mendocino Avenue, Second Floor
Santa Rosa
California
95401  United States
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707 522-1100 (Phone)
707 522-1101 (Fax)
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  Smith Dollar handles business litigation matters focusing on complex commercial litigation, financial services litigation and employment litigation.
  Rachel Dollar is California litigation attorney who represents financial institutions, mortgage lenders, servicers and investors in real estate and mortgage banking related matters including:
•Real estate litigation
•Litigation of regulatory and disclosure law violations including RESPA and TILA
•Lender liability litigation defense
•Servicing related litigation including actions involving contested foreclosures and complex post-foreclosure evictions
•Litigation of mortgage fraud and related actions including causes of action based in Federal RICO, broker bond and fidelity bond claim and appraiser and settlement agent errors & omissions policy claim litigation
•Lien priority, title and closing protection letter claims and litigation
•Repurchase litigation
•Mortgage insurance claim and rescission litigation
•Drafting of standard documents such as escrow instructions, broker agreements and internal policies and procedures

Ms. Dollar acted as specialty counsel to the FDIC in connection with the failure of Washington Mutual Bank.

Ms. Dollar has developed a reputation as one of the foremost innovators and thought leaders in the real estate finance industry and has been widely quoted in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times and other publications. She was recognized by Inman News as one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the United States. She is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of mortgage banking and mortgage fraud, has testified before Congress and has appeared onradio and television programs.

She is the editor of the award-winning industry website, Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ms. Dollar is an author of Protect Yourself from Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud.

Ms. Dollar is AV Rated, a Certified Mortgage Banker, a Certified Financial Crimes Investigator, a Fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and has been recognized by Super Lawyers for the past 3 years.
Directory Listing Information
 
Smith Dollar PC
 
CALIFORNIA:Santa Rosa
FLORIDA:Tampa
TEXAS:Dallas
 
LITIGATION:
CIVIL TRIAL:
BANKING:Commercial Lending
BANKING:Real Estate Financing
BANKING:Workouts and Restructurings
BANKRUPTCY:
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS:
CONSTRUCTION:Architectural and Design Professional Agreements
CONSTRUCTION:Construction Contracts
CONSTRUCTION:Consulting Agreements
CONSTRUCTION:Mechanics and Materials Lien Law
CONSUMER:
CONTRACT:Contracting
CRIMINAL:
REAL ESTATE:Acquisitions, Leasing & Dispositions
REAL ESTATE:Development
REAL ESTATE:Eminent Doman
REAL ESTATE:Land Use Planning & Entitlements
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:ADA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:ADA (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Advising on Employee Matters
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Agency Investigations
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Arbitration
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Class Actions
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Counseling
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Davis-Bacon Act (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Davis-Bacon Act (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:DOL Audits
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Drafting Employee Handbooks / Policies / Documents
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (non-litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FLSA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FLSA (non-litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FMLA (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:FMLA (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Harassment / Discrimination / Retaliation
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Internal Investigations
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Labor
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:NLRB
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:OWBPA
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Trade Secret
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Training
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Union Campaigns
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Union Negotiations
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Wage & Hour (litigation)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Wage & Hour (compliance)
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Whistle Blowing
INSURANCE:Bad Faith
INSURANCE:Construction
INSURANCE:Coverage
INSURANCE:Professional Liability
INSURANCE:Third Party
FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION:
 
WBE
 
11-20
 
>20
 
California
 
California Northern District Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

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