Partner, Capital Markets Regulatory and Compliance, Alston & Bird LLP
Scott Samlin is a New York partner in the firm’s Financial Services & Products Group. He is the former executive director and compliance counsel for the residential mortgage and lending businesses at Morgan Stanley, where he helped oversee the operations of Morgan’s whole loan trading desk and its affiliated mortgage loan servicer, Saxon. Prior to this, he was the executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer for EMC Mortgage, Bear Stearns’ primary mortgage loan conduit and servicer.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Samlin held several senior in-house positions at large corporations, including vice president and assistant general counsel at Superior Bank FSB; vice president, senior staff attorney and compliance officer at Carteret Federal Savings Bank; and assistant counsel at the New York State Banking Department.
Mr. Samlin earned his J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. from Rutgers University.