Chief legal officer
As chief legal officer for DocMagic, Melanie Feliciano lends her expertise to mortgage brokers and clients who face the daunting task of navigating the continuous stream of regulatory changes and compliance issues affecting the industry. Feliciano was instrumental in the company’s implementation of the TRID rule and has worked closely with the CFPB over the years. As head of DocMagic’s legal department, she oversees everything from negotiating, drafting, reviewing and revising contracts with vendors to handling the department’s day-to-day affairs.
Highly regarded as a thought leader, Feliciano works tirelessly to move the industry forward to achieve an efficient and fully compliant loan document preparation process, as well as full adoption of e-signing, paperless e-closings, e-delivery solutions and e-services, all while managing TRID adherence and many other rules.
Before joining the DocMagic team, Feliciano was a senior associate attorney at Swedelson & Gottlieb, where she dealt with a variety of issues affecting homeowners associations. A licensed attorney in California and a member of the State Bar of California, Feliciano has worked with various law firms in Los Angeles and consulted with clients in various industries, including financial institutions and real estate developers.