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Financial Services Litigation

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Greenberg Traurig's Financial Service Litigation Practice comprises more than 100 attorneys, based in 25 different U.S. jurisdictions and three countries.
Greenberg Traurig has more than 90 former federal and state prosecutors, and the courtroom experience that comes with the posts.
Greenberg Traurig's Financial Services Litigation Practice collaborates with more than 20 other practice areas across the firm, offering a more comprehensive and coordinated approach.

Financial Services Litigation

Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Litigation Practice includes more than 100 lawyers who focus on representing financial services companies in virtually all aspects of litigation, including complex criminal and civil litigation, class actions, regulatory matters, and investigations. Using our national platform and deep experience in this area, our team represents clients across a full spectrum of financial services, including national- and state-chartered banks, investment banks, broker-dealers, trustees and custodians, credit unions, insurance companies, lenders and servicers in the mortgage, auto, and student loan business, credit card issuers, debt collectors, fintech companies, e-commerce companies, and others. We represent clients in high-stakes and other matters across the country, including through trial. Our team also knows and anticipates the key issues in this area and proactively helps to identify and address the difficult issues facing our financial services clients every day, including before litigation occurs.

Our national team of experienced lawyers represents financial services companies in all matters affecting their core businesses, including:

Financial Services Litigation Practice Areas

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) violations
  • Claims based on contract and/or the application of card network rules
  • Claims based on fraud and aiding and abetting liability
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
  • Ponzi and other fraud schemes
  • Data and privacy breaches
  • Truth-in-Lending claims
  • Merchant and vendor disputes
  • Improper/unauthorized account usage
  • Unlawful sharing of personal information
  • Consumer claims involving fees, charges, and payment processing
  • Enforcement of arbitration agreements and class action waivers
  • Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA) violations
  • Illegal servicing practices
  • Unfair origination practices
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and other improper collection practices claims
  • Unfair or deceptive acts or practices
  • State regulatory law violations
  • False Claims Act (FCA) investigations and litigation
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Department of Justice (DOJ) inquiries and investigations
  • Unauthorized wire or Automated Clearing House (ACH) transfers
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) claims
  • UCC Priority and Other Disputes

COVID-19 Services

Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Litigation Practice represents financial services companies in navigating disputes in the aftermath of COVID-19. Our team of experienced litigators assist banking and other financial institutions, including specialty loan servicers, with identifying the potential sources of risk in their operations, and provide guidance on best practices designed to mitigate those risks. We are defending banks and other financial institutions against claims arising out of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. We are also working with clients on a wide array of potential litigation risks related to the current pandemic and impact on the economy, including with respect to commercial and residential defaults, forbearance plans, loan modifications, bank fraud and Ponzi schemes, government enforcement, and the LIBOR transition. Our team collaborates closely with the regulatory and government policy practices to track the regulatory and legislative changes related to COVID-19 and plan accordingly. We are closely monitoring the situation surrounding COVID-19 as it continues to evolve. Our national team is prepared to assist our clients in comprehensively addressing the situations that arise.

Contact Us

To learn more about our Financial Services Litigation capabilities, please feel free to reach out to our Financial Services Litigation Practice contacts.