Wendell Allen’s practice focuses on representing financial institutions in government enforcement actions, regulatory compliance matters, internal audits, and real property controversies.
His litigation experience is broad, having represented clients in a wide variety of matters but with a particular focus in financial services, consumer finance, real property and enforcement defense.
In addition to litigation, his practice includes performing internal risk assessments and regulatory compliance reviews, with a focus on state and federal banking, mortgage servicing, and real property regulations.
Wendell often represents clients responding to regulatory inquiries, investigations, and enforcement actions. He also assists clients in developing compliance and remediation programs in the face of new regulations or in response to agreed-upon consent orders.
Additionally, Wendell served as lead independent counsel for SunTrust Mortgage as part of the Federal Reserve Board’s Independent Foreclosure Review and has served in similar roles for clients involved in negotiations with government enforcement and regulatory bodies.
University of Alabama, J.D., 1998, cum laude
Tulane University, B.A., 1995, cum laude; The Sidney Breyer Prize in American History, 1995