Bloomberg Law
Aug. 10, 2020, 10:40 PM

Topgolf’s Top Lawyer Departs for Mortgage Giant Mr. Cooper

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Mr. Cooper Group Inc., the largest nonbank mortgage servicer in the U.S., has hired Topgolf International Inc. general counsel Eldridge Burns Jr. to lead its in-house legal group.

Burns joins Mr. Cooper after more than four years at Dallas-based Topgolf, a privately owned operator of driving ranges with a party vibe, many of which have been closed in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bloomberg News reported in July that Topgolf could go public through a merger with Churchill Capital Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company formed by former Citigroup Inc. banker Michael Klein that raised $690 million ...

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