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Brooks F. Bossong

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Overview

As a member of the firm’s Financial Services and Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice groups, Brooks Bossong works with banks, credit unions, direct lenders, and servicers, with a focus on creditors' rights/special assets, and regulatory compliance. He represents financial institutions throughout North Carolina in the workout and restructuring of trouble debt facilities. Brooks also regularly assists financial institutions facing government investigations and examinations.

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Education
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1993
  • University of North Carolina, B.A., 1984
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Courts of Eastern, Middle, and Western North Carolina
Civic & Professional Memberships
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • NC Creditors Bar Association
  • NC Bankers Association
  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • NCLEAP (North Carolina Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Program), Steering Committee
  • UNC School of Law Center for Banking and Finance Board of Advisors
  • Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors

 

Recognitions

Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence

In 2015, the North Carolina Bankers Association called on Brooks to author a Legal Memorandum regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new mortgage servicing rules and the recent Flagstar Bank Enforcement Action.

Brooks has been a CLE presenter at the North Carolina Bar Center on multiple occasions. 

In  a number of recent cases, Brooks was successful at the summary judgment level in defending banking clients from lender liability claims guarantors (based on breach of fiduciary duty) at the summary judgment level, avoiding lengthy jury trials. Brooks was also successful in pursuing the imposition of personal liability on an individual corporate agent for a judgment debtor corporation who refused to cooperate in furnishing schedules of the corporation’s officers and properties to the levying officer. Insulation Systems, Inc. v. Fisher, 2009, 197 N.C.App. 386, 678 S.E.2d 357, review denied 363 N.C. 654, 684 S.E.2d 890.

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Brooks has spoken at numerous CLEs on the topics of creditors’ rights, commercial landlord tenant law, supplemental proceedings, foreclosures, the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and the CFPB's mortgage servicing rule.

He co-authored an edition of Successful Judgment Collections in North Carolina published by National Business Institute in 2000, and was also a co-author of the NC State Bar Association 2011 CLE Manual on Collection and Enforcement of Judgments.

Brooks maintains Nexsen Pruet’s blog regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its latest rules and enforcement cases. Click below link for posts:

Blog: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Outside Nexsen Pruet, Brooks enjoys racquet sports, reading and running. Brooks is a former member of the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity of Greensboro, a current member of the Board of Advisors for the UNC School of Law Center for Banking and Finance, and serves on the North Carolina Bar Foundation's Programs Committee and the North Carolina bar Association's  Board of Advisors for NC LEAP (Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Program). Brooks is a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem.

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