(Birmingham, AL / August 31, 2015) Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that Catherine Crosby Long has been recognized as a young professional to watch by the American Legal & Financial Network's (ALFN) Junior Professionals & Executives Group (JPEG).
Ms. Long is one of twelve individuals named to ALFN's 2015 JPEG: Picture the Future list, an annual publication that profiles stand-out young professionals making an impact on the mortgage servicing industry. Honorees were recognized at the 13th annual ALFN leadership conference held in Nevada. Ms. Long's impressive courtroom track record and her quick response rate were among the reasons cited for her selection to the list.
A shareholder in Baker Donelson's Birmingham office, Ms. Long is a member of the Consumer Finance Litigation and Compliance Group and has extensive experience litigating wrongful foreclosure, breach of contract and title claims against government-sponsored enterprises, lenders and mortgage servicers, as well as Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act claims. She has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Alabama Super Lawyers since 2013 and was listed as one of B-Metro magazine's "Top Women Lawyers" in 2015.
The ALFN is a national network of legal and residential mortgage banking professionals that leads the industry as a provider of strategic and timely education. The largest national organization of its kind, ALFN offers members of the residential mortgage banking community high quality educational and training resources. ALFN's membership roster includes professionals from the following segments of the residential mortgage banking community: Legal, Residential Mortgage Bankers and Investors, Risk Evaluation, Investment Research, Consulting, Land and Title, Technology and Asset Protection.