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. 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 team regularly defends the following types of matters: FCRA violations, individual and class TCPA litigation, TILA violations, claims based on fraud and/or aiding and abetting liability, Ponzi and other fraud schemes, the False Claims Act, government investigations, data and privacy breaches, FCBA violations, the unlawful sharing of information, claims relating to deceptive or unfair practices, claims involving fees, charges, and payment processing, FDCPA issues, user agreements and related disputes, and numerous other issues.
We are trial lawyers and have experience litigating disputes in U.S. state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration and before governmental agencies. Our team collaborates closely with GT attorneys across the globe and with core members of our Financial Regulatory & Compliance Group, White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Group, State Attorneys General Practice, and others who focus significant portions of their practice on issues affecting the financial services industry. Our interdisciplinary team of litigators, corporate and regulatory lawyers, including former in-house bank counsels, bankers, and government attorneys, have domestic and international experience advising all types of financial institutions on financing, corporate, transactional, regulatory, and workout matters. We also work proactively on counseling clients on how best to avoid and lessen litigation risks before they arise. We collaborate across practices and offices to deliver the quality service and value that financial services clients require in today’s changing landscape.
Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Services Litigation Practice represents financial services companies in navigating disputes in the aftermath of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (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.
To learn more about our Financial Services Litigation capabilities, please feel free to reach out to our Financial Services Litigation Practice contacts.