Steven D. Burt concentrates on litigation and regulatory issues associated with consumer financial services. Mr. Burt has represented clients in the financial services and mortgage banking industries in numerous cases involving lending-related issues at both the state and federal levels, and regularly advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues. He has extensive experience advising financial-institution clients on issues associated with consumer protection laws.
Mr. Burt's work includes successfully representing CitiMortgage, Inc., and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., in a series of state and federal cases challenging the legal consequences of pooling and securitizing promissory notes (e.g., Commonwealth Property Advocates, LLC v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. and CitiMortgage, Inc., et al., 2011 UT App 232).
Pro Bono Experience
Mr. Burt is committed to, and has participated in, the pro bono representation of those with limited access to legal representation. In 2011, he received the Distinguished Pro Bono Attorney award from Utah Legal Services, the Utah State Bar, the Pro Bono Initiative, and the S. J. Quinney College of Law for exceptional pro bono work. He has also been honored by the Legal Services Corporation for his involvement in a pro bono matter.