Andrew R. Duane joined Polunsky Beitel Green, LLP, in 2018 as an Associate Attorney. He previously spent three years working with the firm’s document review and preparation team while also attending law school. His focus on lender support includes file underwriting, complex loan products, and post-closing matters. Mr. Duane is Due Diligence Certified (DDC) by the International Due Diligence Organization.
Prior to his roles at Polunsky Beitel Green, Mr. Duane processed loans for a boutique mortgage lender where he specialized in owelty liens for borrowers in divorce proceedings. Before that, he produced internal and drive-by broker price opinions for real estate agents.
The experiences provided Mr. Duane with valuable insights on how to effectively guide a loan from application through underwriting to a successful closing. This same work motivated him to pursue a legal career so he could help mortgage lenders navigate the ever-changing landscape of compliance regulations.
Mr. Duane previously received a prestigious United States congressional fellowship and worked in all levels of government for the State of Thüringen in eastern Germany. His studies focused on the government’s involvement in private transactions, and the lingering effects of German Reunification.
State Bar of Texas
Texas A&M University School of Law, 2017