We have an extensive history of representing financial institutions, in both the trial courts and appellate courts, in a myriad of 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 the financial institution client, from the standpoints of favorable litigation results and litigation cost containment.

Our Services

  • Defense and pursuit of claims in the following: 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
  • National class action litigation defense

Our Clients

Our Banking Litigation Practice Group has represented small to medium-sized financial institutions as well as some of the largest commercial lenders in the nation. We appear on their behalf in state and appellate courts throughout the United States.

Our Approach

We strive to manage litigation for all of our clientele in the most 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.

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