Wendy Bernard

Wendy Bernard admin August 29, 2023
Attorney and a Trusted Legal Advisor

Meet Wendy

Attorney Wendy Bernard has more than 20 years of diverse experience in the mortgage banking industry, inclusive of 10 years’ experience as regulatory compliance counsel to lenders, brokers, and mortgage loan originators. She continues to advise clients on matters pertaining to Federal and State banking laws and regulations, licensing and qualification under the S.A.F.E. Act, and developing strategies for a vast array of mortgage banking/brokering transactions to ensure compliance under TILA, REG Z/MLO Comp Rule, RESPA, ECOA, HMDA, HOEPA, HERA, FCRA/FACTA, GLBA, Red Flags, AML/SAR, among others.

Attorney Bernard also serves as a member the Zoning Commission in her town, works as an instructor for SAFE Act Annual Continuing Education, and has been a featured speaker at several industry related events, including Women in Banking, National Association of Mortgage Brokers, and the NMLS Annual Conference and Training. She also represents mortgage professionals and represents clients who face administrative action and license deficiencies.

In addition, she previously served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Post University in Connecticut. She has also served as a Brigade Judge Advocate (BJA) for the Judge Advocate General (JAG) in the United States Army Reserve, and is a recipient of the Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medals, with twenty-four years of honorable military service, now retired.

fun fact

Wendy has taken on the Stafford Challenge to write a poem every day in 2024!

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Bar admissions in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York


  • Pace University School of Law, New York
  • Juris Doctor
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government/Cambridge, MA
  • Executive Education Program/Course Certificate
  • University College London, Faculty of Laws, London, GB
  • Certificate in International Law/Semester
  • Iona College, New Rochelle, New York
  • Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, 1998
  • L’Institut Catholique, Paris, France/Semester
  • Certificate in French Studies
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Associations & Memberships
Connecticut Bar Association


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America


Southbury Chamber of Commerce


Veteran Owned Business
Woman Owned Business
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