Robert Niemi Joins Bradley as Senior Advisor for Financial Services

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Robert S. Niemi has joined the firm as seniors advisor for financial services, working from the firm’s offices in Charlotte and Washington, D.C.

A mortgage leader and industry advocate for more than 25 years,  Niemi has extensive experience in all facets of the lending industry. He served as the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) Ombudsman, providing industry users of NMLS and other interested parties with a neutral venue to discuss issues or concerns regarding NMLS use and policies. As deputy superintendent for the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Financial Institutions, Mr. Niemi previously served as Ohio’s chief lending regulator.

Niemi, who is not an attorney, has served in numerous leadership roles, including executive director, with the Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association and is a past board president for the Columbus Mortgage Bankers Association.