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Nashville, TN

Lynette Hotchkiss

McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Business Regulation & Regulated Industries


Lynette Hotchkiss is an attorney with more than 30 years’ experience focused on consumer financial services law and banking law. Currently, Lynette is a Member at McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC, where she focuses on consumer financial services and banking law matters. Prior to joining McGlinchey, Lynette spent several years as in-house counsel for banks, including serving as General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Rabobank, N.A., where she previously served as Associate General Counsel, and as a member of the legal department at OneWest Bank, N.A. Lynette also has served as an attorney with the U.S. government, working as a senior attorney in the Financial Practices Division of the Federal Trade Commission, where she focused on mortgage servicing issues. For most of her early career, Lynette used her knowledge and experience in consumer finance laws and regulations to build compliance tools to help financial institutions comply with the complex array of federal and state requirements, first acting as the lead compliance attorney at CFI ProServices Inc. (now Finastra) to develop the Laser Pro® loan documentation system and later leading the legal team at Mavent Inc. (now part of Ellie Mae) to develop the Mavent Expert System, an automated compliance system for mortgage origination.

Practice Areas

Consumer Financial Services Law
– Mortgage Origination
– Mortgage Servicing

Banking Law
– Corporate Governance
– Safety and Soundness
– Risk Management

Professional Affiliations

Business Law Today, Editor-in-Chief  (Previously Executive Editor, Business Regulation & Regulated Industries)

American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, Fellow

ABA Consumer Financial Services Committee – Past roles: Committee Vice-Chair; Co-Chair Programs Subcommittee; Chair Publications/Communications Subcommittee; Committee eNewsletter Editor; Committee Director of BLS Publications; Truth in Lending Subcommittee Chair

ABA Banking Law Committee, Member

American Bar Foundation, Fellow

Oregon State Bar

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