Overview

We represent banks and other lenders in every variety of litigation, including:

  • Defense of lender liability claims (in standalone actions, and when brought as counterclaims or defenses to foreclosure and other actions to enforce rights of the lender)
  • Receivership proceedings
  • Regulatory enforcement proceedings
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act actions against leaders of fraudulent loan schemes
  • Straightforward contract actions
  • Mortgage fraud and civil RICO actions

We have extensive experience representing a wide range of clients around the world, including:

  • Banks, savings institutions and other financial institutions both large and small
  • Venture capital firms
  • Large corporate borrowers in many industries
  • Major mortgage lenders

The variety of matters we address with our clients include:

  • Claims under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA)
  • Motions in bankruptcy court seeking to hold major mortgage servicers in contempt for allegedly misapplying loan payments
  • Disputes regarding real party in interest
  • Successor liability matters
  • Defense against borrower claims based on the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), and accusations of fraud
  • Bankruptcy-related automatic stay and discharge injunctions
  • Challenges to the validity of mortgages
  • Protection of noteholder and mortgage servicer lien rights