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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Benjamin K. McComas Takes on Expanded Leadership Role at Treliant Risk Advisors


Media Contact: Joan Morgulec: 202.249.7911

Washington, DC – February 2, 2017 – Treliant Risk Advisors is pleased to announce that it has named Benjamin “B.J.” McComas a Principal of the firm, reflecting his leadership role in Treliant’s mortgage litigation, regulatory risk, and compliance practices. 

 “Mortgage lending continues to undergo significant change with new delivery channels, policies, opportunities, and risks,” said Treliant CEO Andrew L. Sandler. “B.J. keeps Treliant on the cutting edge of mortgage litigation and compliance in this ever-changing environment. His new role recognizes his value to our clients and his leadership role in our firm.”

B.J. McComas has more than a decade of experience working as an attorney and consultant to banks and mortgage companies. He currently assists clients in ongoing litigation regarding residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), while also working more broadly with parties analyzing mortgage repurchase and regulatory risk. Prior to joining Treliant, he practiced law at a full-service corporate law firm, where he primarily focused on high-volume mortgage put-back projects, mortgage insurance rescission disputes, and mortgage securitization litigation. He also led a mortgage litigation team at a leading US law firm in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and practiced law in Ohio for five years where he specialized in the defense of consumer fraud litigation.

“B.J. has established strong, lasting relationships with many of the country’s most prominent lawyers and firms that count on Treliant for mortgage support,” said Susanna K. Tisa, Treliant’s Chief Business Officer. “His dedication to our clients coupled with his focus on growing our mortgage litigation and mortgage compliance service areas makes him ideally suited for this position.”

About Treliant Risk Advisors 
Treliant’s trusted advisory services focus on meeting the growing needs of our clients in the compliance, risk management, and operational landscape. As a privately-owned firm of leading professionals from government and industry, we help bankers, brokers, mortgage enterprises, and FinTech companies grow and serve consumer, small business, and capital markets clients while navigating the changing policies, rules, and agencies influencing the world of finance. 

We focus on the industry’s most pressing concerns, including consumer compliance, mortgage operations, financial crimes, financial markets conduct and compliance, fair lending, mortgage litigation, and operational risk. We serve clients from Main Street to Wall Street and across the globe, often in partnership with premier law firms. Our own firm continues to grow in the service of our clients, with headquarters in Washington, DC and offices in Dallas and New York. For more information, visit www.treliant.com.