MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, RECORDER OF DEEDS, By and Through Nancy J. Becker, In Her Official Capacity as the Recorder of Deeds of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, On Its Own Behalf and On Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated
MERSCORP INC; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC, Appellants
Argued: June 25, 2015.
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA. (D.C. Civil No. 11-cv-06968). District Judge: Honorable J. Curtis Joyner.
Robert M. Brochin, Esq. (Argued), Brian M. Ercole, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Miami, FL; Peter Buscemi, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Washington, DC; Franco A. Corrado, Esq., Joseph B.G. Fay, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Philadelphia, PA; Nicholas C. Vance, Esq., GlaxoSmithKline, Philadelphia, PA; Andrew C. Whitney, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Philadelphia, PA, Counsel for Appellants.
Joseph C. Kohn, Esq. (Argued), Craig W. Hillwig, Esq., William E. Hoese, Esq., Robert J. LaRocca, Esq., Kohn, Swift & Graf, Philadelphia, PA; Jonathan W. Cuneo, Esq., Jennifer E. Kelly, Esq., Cuneo, Gilbert & LaDuca, Washington, DC; Charles J. LaDuca, Esq., Cuneo, Gilbert & LaDuca, Bethesda, MD; William H. Lamb, Esq., Maureen M. McBride, Esq., James C. Sargent, Jr., Esq., Lamb McErlane, West Chester, PA; Gary E. Mason, Esq., Jason S. Rathod, Esq., Whitfield, Bryson & Mason, Washington, DC, Counsel for Appellee.
David J. Bird, Esq., Paige H. Forster, Esq., Henry F. Reichner, Esq., Reed Smith, Pittsburgh, PA, Counsel for Amicus Appellant Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.
Gregory W. Happ, Esq., Medina, OH, Counsel for Amicus Appellee National Association of Independent Land Title Agents.
Edward J. Hayes, Esq., Lauren P. McKenna, Esq., Robert S. Tintner, Esq., Fox Rothschild, Philadelphia, PA, Counsel for Amicus Appellant Pennsylvania Land Title Association.
David R. Fine, Esq., Raymond P. Pepe, Esq., K& L Gates, Harrisburg, PA, Counsel for Amicus Appellant Pennsylvania Bankers Association.
Benjamin D. Geffen, Esq., Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, Counsel for Amicus Appellees Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Community Legal Services Inc, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, National Association of Consumer Advocates and Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley.
Max Weinstein, Esq., Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School, Jamaica Plain, MA, Counsel for Amicus Appellees Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School, Rebecca Tushnet, Joseph William Singer, David Reiss and Melanie Leslie.
Jeffrey S. Shank, Esq., John M. Smith, Esq., Gingrich Smith Klingensmith and Dolan, Elizabeth, PA, Counsel for Amicus Appellee Pennsylvania Recorder of Deeds Association.
Carmen P. Belefonte, Esq., Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, Media, PA; Simon B. Paris, Esq., Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, Philadelphia, PA, Counsel for Amicus Appellee Thomas J. Judge, Sr.
Louis B. Kupperman, Esq., Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, Philadelphia, PA; Joshua D. Snyder, Esq., Boni & Zack, Bala Cynwyd, PA, Counsel for Amicus Appellees Counsel of Bucks, County of Chester and Joseph J. Szafran.
Rigel C. Farr, Esq., Louis B. Kupperman, Esq., Joshua D. Snyder, Esq., Daniel P. Finegan, Esq., William J. Leonard, Esq., Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, Philadelphia, PA, Counsel ...