Blake B. Goodsell

Legal Assistant
Patricia Umphrey
P: 205.521.8502

Blake Goodsell primarily represents financial institutions, large and small. Blake has counseled clients on a wide range of regulatory topics and handles litigated matters in jurisdictions across the country

Blake previously served as in-house counsel for a large national bank, where he managed large-exposure litigation and coordinated internal investigative responses to state and federal regulatory inquiries. He is an accredited mortgage professional through the Mortgage Bankers Association, a certified anti-money laundering specialist, and is familiar with the internal workings of his clients.

Blake regularly teaches regulatory compliance classes on data privacy laws such as the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act and GDPR. He also focuses Anti-Money Laundering (AML/BSA) compliance; OFAC; currency control issues; and fair lending regulations.

Blake has experience assisting clients with general contract and sales negotiations. He also advises clients on a wide array of labor and employment matters, including EEOC complaints, employment contracts, workforce training, and discrimination claims.