Scott W. Parker is a member of Parker Ibrahim & Berg LLC. Mr. Parker has extensive experience with issues arising under the Truth in Lending Act, Fair Housing Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and state unfair and deceptive trade practices statutes. His practice focuses on the defense of financial institutions in consumer class actions, retail financial services litigation, and arbitration at all levels of federal and state courts. Mr. Parker also regularly interacts with government entities.
Prior to founding the Firm, Mr. Parker served as in-house counsel in the mortgage division at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., where he supervised outside counsel in hundreds of cases involving all aspects of mortgage-related litigation. He managed significant class action litigation and regulatory matters involving origination fees, HELOC suspensions and reductions, and Option ARM litigation. Mr. Parker also supervised senior compliance officers and advised senior management on all aspects of mortgage servicing.
Prior to serving as in-house counsel, Mr. Parker was associated with Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP and, before that, Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP. Mr. Parker handled a wide variety of commercial litigation, including patent, contract, trademark, false advertising, legal malpractice, and FDA regulatory litigation. He also clerked in the Southern District of New York for the Honorable Loretta A. Preska, now the Chief Judge.
Mr. Parker received his J.D., cum laude from Fordham Law School, where he was the Writing and Research Editor for the Fordham Law Review. He received his B.A. from Rutgers College. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
- Mortgage Banking
- Reinsurance / Insurance
- Repurchase Solutions / Mortgage Fraud
- Consumer Finance
- Fair Lending
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Matters
- Regulatory & Supervisory Matters
- General Counsel