Financial Services Litigation & Compliance
Provided compliance advice to a large national bank regarding CFPB and state law compliance with respect to collection of time-barred debt, including
completion of a fifty state legal survey across multiple consumer debt lines (credit card, auto lending, and home equity/mortgage).
Advising a large national bank on compliance with state law debt collection regulations across all 50 states plus two other jurisdictions.
Advised a large national bank on various regulatory, investor, and title insurance issues related to a population of thousands of mortgage loans.
a large national bank in disputes over more than 10,000 mortgage-related title insurance claims, resulting in recoveries of more than $165 million from multiple parties.
a large international bank in series of cases arising from a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by a bank customer , which included various AML (anti-money laundering) compliance and regulatory aspects.
Experience advising mortgage servicers, originators, and indenture trustees on various servicing, securitization, and investor issues and disputes.
Represented large national bank in a consumer class action lawsuit involving credit insurance for credit card holders.
Represented a venture capital firm in dispute arising from a portfolio company’s spin-off and acquisition transactions.
Experience representing policyholders in insurance coverage matters involving title insurance, commercial general liability, errors and omissions, and other types of policies.
Antitrust Litigation & Compliance
Frequently advise manufacturing, chemical, food and beverage, and other business clients on antitrust compliance issues related to product distribution and marketing programs, pricing decisions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and group purchasing arrangements.
Obtained favorable summary judgment and class action decision on a Sherman Act Section 1 resale price maintenance claim on behalf of a large international chemical company arising from agency distribution.
Represented a vitamin manufacturer in an indirect purchaser class action, opt-out litigation, and related appeals arising from horizontal price-fixing claims.
Represented a transportation company in connection with a series of antitrust matters.
Advised a global chemical company on numerous complex antitrust issues arising from a petrochemical joint venture.
Advised a publicly traded company in dispute with joint venture partner raising issues under the interlocking director section of the Clayton Act.
Regularly provide antitrust compliance training to sales and management teams.
Class Action Litigation
Experience representing financial services, chemical, and other companies in antitrust and other consumer class action litigation
Obtained favorable class action decision on behalf of a large international chemical company in antitrust litigation.
Represented a waste management provider in class action lawsuit involving claims arising from rate increases.
Represented a medical insurer and a national auto insurer in separate consumer class action lawsuits related to the calculation of benefits and premiums.