Peter S. Kim

Mergers & Acquisitions, Consumer Financial Services, Corporate & Securities


Clients turn to Peter for his extensive experience on strategic M&A, corporate, and other transactional matters, particularly within the financial services industry.

Peter helps a wide array of clients, including investment funds, public companies, mortgage companies, banks, fin-techs, and settlement services companies, in complex stock and asset-based transactions, joint venture arrangements, servicing and subservicing agreements, and transfers of consumer assets such as residential mortgage loans, mortgage servicing rights and credit card receivables.


  • Represented Guild Mortgage Company in connection with the acquisition of the Cherry Creek Mortgage origination platform and related assets.
  • Represented Rushmore Loan Management Services in connection with the sale of its mortgage servicing platform to Select Portfolio Servicing Inc.
  • Represented Redfin Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Bay Equity, a national mortgage lender.
  • Represented Redwood Trust Inc. in its $490 million acquisition of CoreVest American Finance Lender LLC, a leading nationwide originator and portfolio manager of business-purpose residential loans, from Fortress Investment Group LLC and certain management holders.
  • Represented Guild Mortgage Company in connection with the acquisition of Residential Mortgage Services (RMS), a residential mortgage loan originator focused in the Northeast.
  • Represented national bank in sales of servicing rights related to performing and nonperforming mortgage loans, both government agency owned and privately owned.
  • Represented a fintech company in negotiating a joint venture agreement and services agreement with a leading mortgage originator.


  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, magna cum laude
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, JD
    Articles and Notes Editor, North Carolina Banking Institute Journal


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia (Associate)