William Grausso worked as Regulatory Compliance for Clayton, the nation's leading residential due diligence vendor, for nearly four years. At Clayton, Mr. Grausso was responsible for providing legal analysis of all mortgage lending laws, including the Truth-in-Lending Act (Regulation Z), Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act. Residential due diligence was mainly focused on the review of Subprime loans that were inserted into Subprime Securities. Through this experience, Mr. Grausso has amassed extensive knowledge of the structures of Mortgage-Backed Securities, which assists him with providing solid foreclosure defenses for mortgages that are in securities.
Since June of 2008, Mr. Grausso has represented homeowners facing foreclosure in Foreclosure Settlement Conferences in the Supreme Court of Suffolk and Nassau County. Additionally, Mr. Grausso has litigated foreclosure defenses in Brookhaven, New York, regarding predatory lending and title issues. Mr. Grausso has also represented individuals and businesses that needed to file bankruptcy in the Eastern District of New York for either Chapter 7-liquidation or Chapter 13-reorganizations. In the spring of 2011, Mr. Grausso joined Edmond R. Foy to form Grausso & Foy.
B.A. from West Virginia University in 2002
Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in 2005
Edmond R Foy, Esq. is an experienced banking attorney and court litigator from Long Island, New York. Mr. Foy has extensive experience and education with the implementation of Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, and Loss Mitigation courthouse services. After graduation from the prestigious New York Law School, Edmond gained employment as a compliance officer within a prominent mortgage bank, where he provided corporate compliance services. Said responsibilities extended to the assurance that bank mortgages were properly executed in accordance with Federal and State legislation. During his time in corporate compliance, Edmond worked as “of counsel” for a Bankruptcy firm where he dealt with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings. Edmond thereafter left his corporate banking position to start his own law firm focusing in Foreclosure and Loss Mitigation defense and prosecution. Edmond R. Foy, Esq. has represented lenders from Bank of America, Citibank, Chase, J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Deutsche Bank, among others.
Edmond has also represented countless individual defendants and provided pro bono services for Suffolk County Bar Association’s pro bono foreclosure project (a project dedicated to representing individuals who have been foreclosed upon and unable to afford legal representation). Edmond R. Foy, Esq. and a select few Suffolk County Bar Association pro bono attorneys were recently honored by appearing on the front cover of the renowned New York Law Journal. Edmond R. Foy, Esq. has since partnered with the expertise of William Grausso, Esq. to form Grausso & Foy.
B.A. from SUNY at Albany in 2006
Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 2009
Philip J. Siegel, Esq.
As co-Valedictorian of his graduating class at Touro Law School, Mr. Siegel began his career as an exceedingly aggressive litigator. Now with more than 15 years of experience, Mr. Siegel has practiced in all areas of Federal and State civil litigation, including Appellate and Article 78 practice. Mr. Siegel has successfully represented individuals, corporations, and municipalities in a wide variety of legal issues, including zoning and land use, contract disputes, commercial collections, landlord/tenant proceedings, employment, civil rights, and banking law. Mr. Siegel’s experience includes counselling individuals, corporate executives, and municipal boards in connection with litigation strategies and compliance with existing laws and regulations.
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