RCO Legal, P.S.

May 21, 2013 08:05 ET

RCO Legal, P.S. Joins Forces With Johnson & Freedman, L.L.C. to Form a Combined Firm Providing Default and Legal Services in 17 States

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - May 21, 2013) - RCO Legal, P.S., a mortgage default and foreclosure-focused law firm based in Bellevue, Washington will be joining forces with Johnson & Freedman, L.L.C., an Atlanta, Georgia based law firm with a similar practice group. The transaction is expected close in the coming weeks and will result in a combined firm with mortgage default legal operations in 15 states including: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington. This combined firm will be known as RCO Legal, P.S. and will work closely with its allied firms, RCO Legal-Alaska, Inc. and RCO Hawaii, L.L.L.C. to provide coordinated service for these two additional states.

Together, the combined firms will focus their practices on mortgage foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, litigation, closings, replevin, commercial litigation, collections, and general real estate matters. The new relationship combines the strengths and experiences of both RCO Legal and Johnson & Freedman streamlining their practices across the nation to provide best-in-class legal services, regardless of location.

"For over 20 years, Johnson & Freedman has worked with some of the country's leading financial services providers, delivering skilled counsel grounded with an in-depth understanding of the dynamics shaping the financial industry," said Larry Johnson, partner at Johnson & Freedman. "By entering into this agreement with RCO Legal, we are combining our collective experience and expertise to create one of the nation's leading full-service mortgage banking firms. Our focus in the upcoming weeks will be to safeguard our clients from any disruption in service."

"I have had the pleasure of working with Joel Freedman and Larry Johnson over the past several months, and deeply respect their experience and long-held relationships in the mortgage banking sector," said Stephen Routh, founding shareholder of RCO Legal. "This agreement allows RCO Legal to intelligently and strategically expand our national footprint and deliver a greater breadth of services and expertise to our clients. We anticipate a seamless transition as we combine firms."

About Johnson & Freedman, L.L.C.

Johnson & Freedman, L.L.C. is a full service law firm primarily serving the financial services industry. Johnson & Freedman specializes in mortgage foreclosure, bankruptcy, litigation, closings, eviction, replevin, commercial litigation, collections and general real estate matters. The firm provides legal services throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

About RCO Legal, P.S.

RCO Legal, P.S., together with its affiliated firms RCO Legal-Alaska, Inc. and RCO Hawaii, L.L.L.C., is a full-service mortgage banking law firm dedicated to the representation of the mortgage banking and default servicing industries.

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