MANAGING PARTNERS

Gary D. Marinosci, Esq., President and Chief Executive Officer

Admitted in RI & MA
As the founding partner of Marinosci Law Group, PC, Mr. Marinosci concentrates his practice on representing national creditors in all aspects of real estate.  As President of Liberty Title & Escrow Company, he has extensive experience in residential, commercial and REO real estate closings.  In addition, he has more than a decade of experience ensuring his clients are in compliance with all state lending regulations. 

Education
Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. 
University of Notre Dame Law School in London
Bentley College, B.S.

Professional associations and awards
Massachusetts Bar Association
Rhode Island Bar Association

Email: gmarinosci@mlg-defaultlaw.com
Phone: 401-234-9200

Christopher K. Baxter, Esq., Managing Partner

Admitted in AR, TX
Mr. Baxter, Managing Partner for Texas serves as the Texas client liaison to all Marinosci companies, and as President of Consolidated Default Services, a company that assists mortgage servicing clients with national bankruptcy matters of all types.

Mr. Baxter began his mortgage banking career in 1997 at GE Capital Mortgage Servicing. In 2000, Mr. Baxter founded Baxter & Schwartz, P.C., a Texas default servicing law firm, leading the firm’s expansion to a multi-state practice over the next decade. He was also President of American Dream Recovery Solutions, LLC, one of the first loss mitigation and home retention service providers created by a mortgage banking law firm to assist distressed homeowners during the 2007 mortgage crisis. ADRS held debt collection licenses in all 50 states and was later acquired by a national financial company. After a 2009 merger with the LOGS Group, Mr. Baxter moved his mortgage banking practice to Dallas in 2010 before partnering with MLG.

Education
Texas Southern Univ. School of Law, J.D.
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, M.B.A.
Harvard Business School, Masters Certificate, Leading Professional Service Firms
Texas A&M University, B.A., Military History

Professional associations and awards
2013 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “no objection” notices - Texas GSE files
Texas Bar Association
Arkansas Bar Association
2008 Fannie Mae Retained Attorney - Texas
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
Texas A&M Association of Former Students
Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets Association
Federal Aviation Administration Pilot

Office Phone: 972-331-2300
Direct Phone: 972-331-2320
Email: cbaxter@mlg-defaultlaw.com

Robert S. Coleman, Esq., Managing Partner

Admitted in AR, TN
Mr. Coleman, Managing Partner for Arkansas and Tennessee, has concentrated his practice to representing banks, thrifts, and mortgage banks in residential lending, default servicing, and loan origination. He also has extensive experience with regard to title examinations, regulatory compliance, and other general real estate matters.  Mr. Coleman has assisted the Mortgage Bankers Association of America and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas by organizing and participating in industry seminars, panels, and other functions.  Mr. Coleman also assisted the Board of Directors for The Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas for three years.

Education
University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D.
Hendrix College, Conway Arkansas, B.A.

Professional associations and awards
Arkansas Bar Association
Pulaski County Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Mortgage Bankers Association of America

Office Phone: 501-663-6200
Direct Phone: 501-951-5584
Email: rcoleman@mlg-defaultlaw.com

Gregg R. Dreilinger, Esq., Managing Attorney, FL

Admitted in FL
Mr. Dreilinger has been representing lenders and servicers in foreclosure actions for over 15 years. As the managing attorney for the firm’s Florida office, he oversees all departments with a main focus on litigation and trials. He is the contact person for all escalated client matters involving litigation, trials and all other aspects of the firm. This gives our clients the convenience of a single contact for questions, issues, and escalated matters, getting their questions answered and issues resolved quickly. He also supervises all of the attorneys in the office.

Previously, Mr. Dreilinger was a Litigation Attorney as well as Litigation Team Lead for the Law Offices of David Stern, where he handled a litigated caseload, appeared at trials and hearings, and served as the point of escalation for both clients and the litigation team. He also served as Trial Team Manager at Kahane & Associates, where he coordinated all trials and handled litigation issues.

 

Education
University of Florida, J.D.
University of Florida, B.S.

Professional associations and awards
Florida Bar Association

Office Phone: 954-644-8704
Direct Phone: 954-644-8704 ext. 153
Email: gdreilinger@mlg-defaultlaw.com

Eric Feldman, Esq., Managing Partner

Admitted in IL
Diligent advocacy and solving the problems of businesses and individuals in a creative and cost-effective manner has been the focus of Mr. Feldman's legal career. As Managing Partner for Illinois, he brings over 12 years of experience representing all types of creditors, including banks, asset managers, servicers, private lenders, & investors with respect to various types of real estate and collection matters. He is devoted to exceeding clients' expectations by effectively recognizing and assessing their needs and moving swiftly to accomplish their goals.

For nearly 10 years, prior to joining MLG, Mr. Feldman founded and operated Eric Feldman & Associates, P.C., an Illinois law firm which specialized in all types of real estate matters, transactions and litigation. He expanded his services to Indiana and Wisconsin where he served the real estate, default and title industry.

Education
Chicago-Kent School of Law, J.D.
University of Pennsylvania, B.A

Professional associations and awards
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar
Northern District of Illinois
2014 Fannie Mae Retained Attorney – Illinois
2014 Freddie Mac Retained Attorney

Office Phone: 3312-940-8580
Direct Phone: 312-399-1231
Email: efeldman@mlg-defaultlaw.com

Tyneia (Tye) Merritt, Esq., Managing Partner

Admitted in CA
Tyneia graduated from Loyola Marymount University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Mrs. Merritt graduated with Honors from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law. A few of her most notable memberships include: Southern California Minority Business Council and the Western San Bernardino County Bar Association. Mrs. Merritt has been in the industry since 2007 during which time she has concentrated her practice on Foreclosures and Evictions. She developed a reputation for handling REO properties located in Rent Control and Just Cause areas. As such, she became known for handling some of the most difficult and toughest evictions in the industry. In 2013, Mrs. Merritt received “no objection” notices from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Unique to her practice, is her knowledge of 184 loans.

Mrs. Merritt is admitted to the Intertribal Court of Southern California Bar Association and has handled HUD- 184 Foreclosures and Evictions for servicers. Mrs. Merritt is committed to volunteer work. She is an active Board Member of the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County and Panel Attorney for the Indigent Criminal Defense Counsel. Both entities help low income individuals.

Office Phone: 909-476-0651
Direct Phone: 909-900-9797
Email: tmerritt@MLGofCALaw.com

Phillip A. Norman, Esq., Managing Partner

Admitted in IN
Mr. Norman, Managing Partner for Indiana, oversees the Indiana operation, its complex litigation and its business development. He represents national lenders and servicers in all aspects of the default process in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. In addition, Mr. Norman is a trial and appellate lawyer who has tried cases in Indiana state and federal courts. His practice areas have included general civil practice, real estate, municipal and zoning law, banking, creditor’s rights, foreclosure, bankruptcy and administrative law. Before joining MLG, he owned and operated his own firm in Indiana for sixteen years.

Education
Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D.
Georgetown College, B.A., cum laude

Professional associations and awards
Indiana Bar Association
American Legal & Financial Network

Office Phone: 219-462-5104
Direct Phone: 219-531-3508
Email: pnorman@mlg-defaultlaw.com