PLANO, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage Contracting Services, a nationwide provider of property preservation, inspections and REO property maintenance to the financial services industry, has named Stephen C. Porter as the company's general counsel. He will work in the company's Plano, Texas, headquarters.
Mr. Porter previously served as chief litigation counsel at the Addison, Texas, law firm Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel, LLP. In his new role, he is responsible for consulting with MCS management on all legal matters affecting the company.
"Steve has 23 years of experience working in the mortgage servicing industry, and we have no doubt that he is the perfect person to take the helm of MCS' legal department," says company CEO Caroline Reaves. "The mortgage servicing industry is facing an unprecedented regulatory environment, and Steve is more than up to the task of guiding us during this interesting time."
Mr. Porter earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University in 1968 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1973. He also served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army from 1968-1971, including service during the Vietnam conflict.
Mr. Porter maintains the highest AV rating from the legal ranking service Martindale-Hubbell, and he currently serves as a member of the USFN (America's Mortgage Banking Attorneys), American Legal & Financial Network and the Mortgage Bankers Association. Mr. Porter is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of Texas.
About MCS: For more than 25 years, MCS has protected and preserved communities across the nation. Some of the largest and most respected banks and mortgage servicers in the industry trust MCS to perform property inspections, property preservation and REO property maintenance services in all 50 states. MCS has a history of providing these services in a highly-regulated environment, the proven ability to handle large volumes of properties, and a record of recruiting, managing and monitoring a substantial vendor network. For more information, please visit http://www.MCS360.com.
For more information on Mr. Porter joining MCS, please contact Amy Hunt at 800-559-4534 or [email protected].
SOURCE Mortgage Contracting Services