First American CoreLogic — currently a subsidiary of First American Corp. in Santa Ana, CA but soon to be an independent company under the name CoreLogic — has filed a lawsuit against a number of appraisal management and technology companies: Fiserv, IntelliReal, Interthinx, Lender Processing Services, Precision Appraisal Services, Real Data, Realec Technologies and Zillow.  It’s not the kind of case you might expect about . . .

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Peter Christensen

I am an attorney and principal of the Christensen Law Firm. The matters that I handle and the clients whom I serve are focused on valuation services. My work ranges from the regulatory and structural details of providing valuation services to professional liability and disciplinary issues.