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F. Wendell Allen

F. Wendell Allen



  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Approval, Compliance and Enforcement Support for HUD, FHA and GNMA Matters
  • Anti-Money Laundering

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Wendell Allen's practice focuses on representing financial institutions in government enforcement actions, regulatory compliance matters, internal audits, and real property controversies. His litigation experience is broad, having represented clients in a wide variety of matters but with a particular focus in financial services, consumer finance, real property and enforcement defense. In addition to litigation, his practice includes performing internal risk assessments and regulatory compliance reviews, with a focus on state and federal banking, mortgage servicing, and real property regulations.

Wendell often represents clients responding to regulatory inquiries, investigations, and enforcement actions. He also assists clients in developing compliance and remediation programs in the face of new regulations or in response to agreed-upon consent orders.

Additionally, Wendell served as lead independent counsel for SunTrust Mortgage as part of the Federal Reserve Board’s Independent Foreclosure Review and has served in similar roles for clients involved in negotiations with government enforcement and regulatory bodies.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1998

Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama


  • University of Alabama, J.D., 1998, cum laude
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1995, cum laude; The Sidney Breyer Prize in American History, 1995
Areas of Practice

Anti-Money Laundering | Approval, Compliance and Enforcement Support for HUD, FHA and GNMA Matters | Banking and Financial Services | Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser | Credit and Retail Services | Financial Services Litigation | Financial Services Litigaton | Government Enforcement and Investigations | Litigation | Natural Resources Litigation | Real Estate | Real Estate Litigation | Regulatory Compliance | Reverse Mortgages | State Attorneys General and Regulators | Tax Controversy and Litigation | Zoning and Land Use


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