Please join us in offering well wishes to Karen Morgan, a Mortgage Banking Group associate in the Washington, D.C., office who is leaving Ballard Spahr for a new opportunity at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Karen will be Attorney-Advisor in the CFPB’s Office of Supervision Policy under its Division of Supervision, Enforcement, and Fair Lending.

I’m excited to announce that we’re growing our team.

Joining us today as Ballard Spahr attorneys in our D.C. office—and fellow members of our Consumer Financial Services Group—are three partners and one associate who individually and collectively have enormous expertise in representing mortgage lenders and other players in the mortgage industry.

Partners Richard J. Andreano,