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David Scheffel

David Scheffel

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

New York, NY, USA

David Scheffel is a partner of Dorsey & Whitney LLP.  He specializes in litigation arising out of the mortgage industry. In that regard, he defends financial institutions against individual and class actions alleging predatory lending, violations of the Truth in Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and disputes between lenders and securitization trusts. Mr. Scheffel writes and speaks extensively on the subprime market and mortgage industry.

Mr. Scheffel is involved in the management of cases before federal and state courts throughout the United States, including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Wisconsin and Washington State. Mr. Scheffel is actively involved in representing financial institutions in connection with regulatory investigations related to the mortgage industry.

Mr. Scheffel was a law clerk to United States District Judge Arthur D. Spatt of the Eastern District of New York. Before his clerkship, Mr. Scheffel was an assistant district attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney's Office where he conducted a number of bench and jury trials.

Mr. Scheffel graduated from Pace Law School, cum laude, where he was Managing Editor of the Law Review and selected to the Moot Court Board.

Mr. Scheffel is Vice-Chair of the Preemption and Federalism Subcommittee for the ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee.

Mr. Scheffel may be reached by phone at 212.735.0799 or by email at scheffel.david@dorsey.com.

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