Yilin Chen
Associate General Counsel

Yilin is the Associate General Counsel of Angel Oak Companies. Her key areas of expertise include mortgage banking, capital markets, securitization, compliance management and secured financing. In her capacity as Associate General Counsel, she advises the Angel Oak origination platforms on various mortgage banking regulations and emerging legal trends. Yilin also works closely with the Capital Markets Group and the Portfolio Managers on repo facilities and other secured lending transactions. Furthermore, she also works closely with IT, HR, and Accounting on various other legal related issues. She has over eight years’ experience in her areas of expertise in capital markets, mortgage banking and secured financing.

Prior to Angel Oak, Yilin was General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with United Acceptance, Inc., a specialty finance company with a focus on auto loans. Prior to that, she was a Partners in the Georgia Office of Albertelli Law, P.A.

Yilin holds a J.D. from Emory University of Law and a B.A. degree with concentration in Psychology from Case Western Reserve University.