""ServiceLink"":www.servicelinkfnf.com/ has appointed a new general counsel, with the announcement that Donald Blanchard will join the company. The end-to-end origination provider plans to capitalize on Blanchard's experience in corporate, contract, and real estate law to enhance their legal support.[IMAGE]
Having served three national settlement service operations during his 14 year career in the industry, Blanchard most recently operated as the deputy general counsel for ""Lender Processing Services, Inc."":www.lpsvcs.com/ While with LPS, Blanchard specialized in compliance, regulatory, and government affairs.
Prior to his role with LPS, Blanchard worked as the general counsel for ""Landsafe, Inc."":www.landsafe.com/, which was then the settlement service affiliate of now defunct Countrywide Home Loans. Additionally, Blanchard has performed as a member of the executive management group for Landsafe's Pittsburgh presence.
Before entering the mortgage industry, Blanchard also held general counsel positions for a mid-sized commercial bank based in Connecticut, and he was a section chief for the ""Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation"":www.fdic.gov/, where he conducted litigation and managed large asset resolutions for the FDIC's failed banks.
Commenting on Blanchard's addition to ServiceLink, the company's president and CEO, Jeff Coury, said, ""We are pleased to have Don as part of our team. As the industry goes through these challenging times, we know that both ServiceLink and our customers will benefit from his extensive knowledge in the areas of regulation, compliance and government affairs.""
ServiceLink is a ""Fidelity National Financial"":www.fnf.com/ company, and the technology entity currently works with 15 of the nation's top 20 lenders and servicers. ServiceLink seeks to help lenders optimize the performance of mortgage loans through innovative products and solutions.