Items Tagged with 'Butler & Hosch'


  • Bob Hosch, former CEO of Butler & Hosch, resigns from Florida Bar Association

    Hosch: Resigning from the Florida Bar is not an admission of guilt
    Robert Hosch, the former managing partner and CEO of mortgage banking industry law firm Butler & Hosch, which abruptly closed in 2015 amid allegations of mismanagement, is resigning from the Florida Bar Association. In a statement provided to HousingWire, Hosch said that resigning from the Florida Bar is "not an admission of guilt," adding that this move will allow him to "focus on new opportunities."
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  • Federal judge tosses class action suit against Butler & Hosch

    Rules that suit’s linchpin doesn’t apply to individual employees
    A federal judge in Florida dismissed the class action accusing law firm Butler & Hosch PA and its founder, Robert Hosch, of violating federal law by failing to give proper notice to employees before enacting layoffs. It's not the only lawsuit, but it's one of the biggest ones with the most damning allegations so far.
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  • Former Butler & Hosch employees say firm CEO’s statements are “disingenuous”

    Attorney in class action suit provides rebuttal to Bob Hosch’s account
    The former Butler & Hosch employees at the center of a class-action suit against their former firm are responding to the claims of the firm's CEO, Bob Hosch, saying that Hosch’s statements are “disingenuous.” Seth Lerman, the attorney representing the employess, also details the numerous attempts to serve Hosch with the lawsuit, in direct contradiction with Hosch’s attorney’s statement that Hosch had not yet been served.
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Bob Hosch responds to allegations about Butler & Hosch

    Firm’s CEO says truth will be revealed
    In the two months since mortgage banking industry law firm Butler & Hosch suddenly shut down, serious allegations have begun to surface about what led to the abrupt collapse of the firm. Now, for the first time, the firm's managing partner and CEO, Bob Hosch, is speaking out about the allegations levied against him and the firm that carried his name for more than 30 years.
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Morris Schneider Wittstadt officially files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    Butler & Hosch sale, Dustin Johnson lawsuit severely impacted firm

    In the bankruptcy filing, obtained exclusively by HousingWire, Mark Wittstadt, the firm's managing partner, said that the firm would have been able to survive the alleged embezzlement of $30 million from the firm's accounts. However, the subsequent lawsuit from PGA golfer Dustin Johnson and the disastrous sale of assets to now-defunct Butler & Hosch was too much for the firm to bear.

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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Who’s buying pieces of Butler & Hosch?

    Plus why Millennials aren’t buying; The impact of higher interest rates
    One month ago, one of the nation’s largest mortgage industry law firms, Butler & Hosch, shut down abruptly after almost 35 years in business. So who's buying up pieces of the now-defunct firm? Plus a look at why Millennials aren't buying in the nation's largest cities and what last week's mortgage application data and interest rate reports tell us about the future of housing.
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  • Former Butler & Hosch executive vice president lands at McCalla Raymer

    Jim DeLoach to serve as senior counsel in new office in Mississippi
    McCalla Raymer, LLC announced the firm’s expansion and the opening of a new office in Oxford, Miss. Jim DeLoach, who recently served as executive vice president of the now-closed Butler & Hosch, P.A., will join the firm as senior counsel and David Flautt will join the firm as an associate.
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