The Wolf Firm, a law firm serving the financial services industry, and specializing in REO and mortgage default law, has added five new attorneys to its ranks.
Scott J. Jackson has joined the firm as executive vice president and chair of its new National Eviction Management Practice. Previously, he was the president and managing attorney of Jackson & Associates, helping grow the company into one of the largest REO and mortgage default law firms in the country, prior to its 2014 acquisition by The Wolf Firm.
Jackson focuses his practice on national evictions, regulatory compliance and real estate litigation matters. In 2012, he was named as one of southern California's ‘Rising Stars’ in Thomson Reuter's annual Super Lawyers publication, an honor reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 based on peer nomination and independent review, according to a company press release.
Sonia A. Plesset joins the firm as a senior litigation attorney. Plesset has more than 20 years of experience representing financial institutions, mortgage companies, loan servicers, foreclosure trustees and title companies in various aspects of creditor representation, including lender liability, wrongful foreclosure defense, loan purchase disputes, receiverships, evictions, judicial foreclosures, FDCPA/FCRA and related claims, and general real estate litigation.Â
Plesset serves as a guest lecturer at the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California, where she speaks on real estate law. She has authored articles for trade publications and has been active in industry-related lobbying efforts.
Parnaz Parto joins the firm as an associate in the eviction department. She started her legal career working as a law clerk extern for the Santa Ana, Calif., City Attorney's Office.
Robert J. Jackson comes to the firm as an expert in the mortgage banking and mortgage default legal fields. A member of the California Bar, he founded Mutual Mortgage Co. in the early 1980s, serving as president of the full-service mortgage banking firm until it was sold to Medallion Mortgage in 1984. Jackson has practiced a wide range of mortgage banking and real estate law in his 40+ years as an attorney, including both jury and bench trials.
In the early 1990s, Jackson established one of the first law firms dedicated to REO litigation; by 1993, the firm was responsible for commencing, managing, and supervising REO legal matters throughout the U.S. By the mid-2000s, the firm had grown into to one of the largest REO law firms in the country and began its expansion into the wider mortgage default litigation field. He has written numerous articles for various trade publications and co-authored the industry guidebook, Personal Property Matters.
Mark T. Domeyer joins the firm as a senior attorney in the bankruptcy department. He has more than 20 years of experience representing secured creditors in bankruptcy.
As per the release, Domeyer represented the Examiner in the Eastern Air Lines bankruptcy case and the Trustee in the Delaware & Hudson Railway bankruptcy case, both huge Chapter 11 proceedings. He has also represented numerous secured creditors, debtors-in-possession, trustees and official committees in reorganization cases.
Domeyer has spoken at national industry events such as the American Bankruptcy Institute Southwest Bankruptcy Forum and has conducted onsite client trainings. In addition to his bankruptcy experience, he has also served as an assistant court administrator managing a county trial court and as a temporary judge for the Los Angeles Superior Court.