Newport Beach, California 92660
Elizabeth Lemond McKeen is Managing Partner of O'Melveny's Newport Beach office and a member of the Financial Services Practice. She represents mortgage lenders, servicers, banks, credit reporting agencies, and other financial services institutions in complex civil litigation including class actions, as well as regulatory enforcement actions.
Liz has litigated numerous matters under the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Truth In Lending Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the National Flood Insurance Act, the bankruptcy code, and the consumer protection statutes of nearly every state. Liz also has extensive experience litigating cases involving California Business & Professions Code Section 17200 and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act.
In addition to litigation matters, Liz provides strategic regulatory and compliance counseling, with a focus on mortgage servicing and foreclosure-related issues. Liz has led a team advising several of the country’s largest mortgage servicers regarding their obligations with respect to regulatory consent orders. Liz has also led compliance reviews of borrower-facing communications, bankruptcy processes and related servicing issues.
In 2013, the Daily Journal selected Liz as one of California’s “Top 20 Under 40” attorneys. In 2012, Liz was named by Law360 as one of five Rising Stars Under 40 nationwide in the field of class actions.
|Areas of Practice||1) Class Actions, 2) Mass Torts and Insurance Litigation, 3) Financial Services, 4) Banks and Investment Banks, 5) Consumer Finance, 6) Litigation and 7) Data Security and Privacy|
|Law School||University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2001|
|Education||Brown University, B.A., 1998|
|Bar Member / Association||California State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||O Melveny & Myers LLP|
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