CHARLESTON, SC—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Dan Orvin has been elected as a Fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA).

Formed in 1974, the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA) is comprised of more than 400 lawyers in North America who are authorities in mortgage law. ACMA Fellows share a commitment to giving back to their profession, improving and reforming laws and procedures affecting real estate secured transactions, and raising the level of professionalism of lawyers practicing in this area. Fellows have distinguished themselves as practitioners in the field of real estate mortgage law through their skills and practice experience, bar association activities, lecturing, authoring articles and program materials, participation in the legislative process, and writing briefs and/or arguing cases that are significant to mortgage transactions.

In addition, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) elected Dan as a Fellow in the Class of 2017.

Dan Orvin ’s practice includes commercial transactions, real estate development and real estate and business litigation. A significant portion of his practice is focused on title insurance claims litigation and lender liability litigation. Orvin also has an extensive amount of experience developing commercial and mixed-use properties (including “New Urbanist” projects), handling zoning matters and drafting and negotiating commercial leases.