Whittier Alumnus Joins Nationally Recognized Law Firm

November 1, 2021

Justin BalserJustin Balser WLS'00, an experienced litigator and compliance attorney, has joined Troutman Pepper’s nationally recognized consumer financial services practice group as a partner. Balser joins from Akerman where he was managing partner of the firm’s Denver office.

Balser works with financial institutions, mortgage lenders, loan servicers, and other credit related entities throughout the United States on consumer finance litigation and compliance matters. He previously served as legal counsel and advisor to senior management at Lehman Brothers’ mortgage subsidiary, Aurora Loan Services LLC and its affiliated companies.
“Justin’s existing client base and deep experience in the consumer financial services sector made him a natural fit for Troutman Pepper,” said Partner John West, chair of the firm’s Business Litigation Department, in a company's press release. “We are delighted that he has agreed to join us while working on a primarily remote basis from Denver. He also is associated with our Orange County office as client needs arise on the West Coast.”
Balser earned his J.D. from Whittier Law School and his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Troutman Pepper is a national law firm with more than 1,200 attorneys strategically located in 23 U.S. cities.