David R. DiMatteo

Attorney

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Education
  • Tulane University Law School, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Notes & Comments Editor, Tulane Law Review, 2006
  • University of Mary Washington, BA, History, 1996
Admissions
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Affiliations

North Carolina State Bar

Mecklenburg County Bar – Fee Dispute Resolution Committee 2015-2016

Mecklenburg County Bar – Grievance Committee  2016- Present

David advises and represents financial institutions on a range of litigation matters including mortgage loan modifications and foreclosures.  His litigation experience includes representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of financial and commercial matters including bankruptcy and related adversary proceedings, debt collection and guaranty actions, business reorganizations and commercial and consumer loan workouts.

Before becoming an attorney, David worked for six years as a public high school history and social studies teacher.  He remains a staunch supporter of the principles of academic freedom and equal educational opportunity for all.

Dave DiMatteo
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T: +1 704 343 2161F: +1 704 805 5061201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

Represented reverse mortgage lender in suit against closing attorney for trust account funds that attorney had negligently failed to disperse upon closing to satisfy outstanding federal tax liens. Negotiated reduced lien amount with IRS, attorney ultimately agreed to disburse funds, and surplus funds were returned to reverse mortgage borrower.

Successfully petitioned bankruptcy court for an order disallowing debtor’s discharge and claimed exemptions in order to allow client/insurer to pursue debtor for money judgment for funds fraudulently obtained from insured.

Represented private portfolio buyer in the resolution of troubled residential mortgage and settlement of  related bankruptcy adversary proceeding against the seller entity.

Assisted in representing defendant in a federal civil-RICO action pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1964 et seq. arising from the bankruptcy of environmental services company.

Author, Shoes of the Debtor: North Carolina Guaranty Law & High Point Bank & Trust Co. v. Highmark Properties, LLC et al., 11 Charleston L. Rev. 353, 2017