We have a long and extensive history of representing financial institutions, at both the trial court and appellate court levels, in a myriad of litigation matters. That representation of financial institutions includes, but is not limited to, extensive expertise in the defense and pursuit of claims in the following areas: lender liability, check fraud, federal and state forfeiture proceedings, lien priority determinations, subordination agreement disputes, interest rate SWAP agreement litigation, wire transfer litigation, trust disputes, condemnation actions, credit life insurance matters, letters of credit, and the enforcement of various lending collateral agreements.
Our banking litigation practice group has represented some of the largest commercial lenders in the nation, appearing on their behalf in state and appellate courts throughout the United States.
Our Firm has also defended financial institutions in various types of national class action litigation. Our financial institution litigation practice group also caters to small and medium-sized financial institutions. The Firm's financial institutions litigation practice group strives to manage litigation for all of its clientele in the most cost effective and efficient manner by developing litigation budgets in advance, providing regular status reporting, employing the judicious staffing of litigation associates and paralegals, and seeking pre-approval of all extraordinary expenses for litigation matters.
Various firm members are affiliated with the American Law Institute, helping to shape the law for the betterment of the entire banking system. Our overriding objective is to achieve the most desirable outcome for its financial institution clientele, both from the standpoint of favorable litigation results and litigation cost containment.