Avoiding Lender Liability Claims: Best Practices for Your Firm
Join a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with the fundamentals of Lender Liability Claims and the remarkable theories and actions involving these claims. They will also provide and present key strategies and practical tips in avoiding threats, damages, penalties and other risks that may potentially arise during a lender liability claim lawsuit. Speakers will go beyond the basics and present all important issues, trends and developments in the previous years that greatly impacted the lender liability landscape.
Key topics include:
- Lender Liability - An Introduction
- Causes of Action and Theories
- Significant Lender Liability Claims
- Strategies and Tips to Avoid Penalties and Damages
- What Lenders Need to Know and Do
- Trends and Updates in 2018
John D. North, Partner
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP
- The legal basis for lender liability claims and defenses: The implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
- How to avoid lender liability claims and defenses: Affirmative actions by the lender.
- How to avoid lender liability claims and defenses: Actions to avoid.
Michael R. O'Donnell, Partner
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
- A lender’s duties with regard to qualified written requests under RESPA
- A lender’s duties under TILA and the borrower’s right to rescind
- A lender’s duties to participate in foreclosure conferences
- National Banking Act’s Preemption of Certain State Statutory Schemes
Who Should Attend:
- Attorneys in Banking and Finance
- Class Action Litigators
- In-house Counsel
- General Counsel
- Financial Services Firms
- Bank and Financial Institution Executives
- Chief Financial Officer
John D. North is chair of the Litigation Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP. He focuses his practice in litigation, with an emphasis on trial practice. Mr. North has tried jury and non-jury cases in state and federal courts, including over 75 jury cases to verdict. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. Mr. North’s practice concentrates in commercial and banking litigation, including matters involving lender liability claims and defenses, negotiable instruments and financial fraud. Mr. North has also represented banks in class actions alleging claims under New Jersey and federal consumer legislation. Mr. North is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is listed in Super Lawyers, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA and in four practice areas in Best Lawyers including Banking and Finance Litigation and “Bet-the-Company” Litigation. Mr. North is the author of the evidence treatise A Trial Lawyer’s Strategic Guide to the New Jersey Rules of Evidence, and is the only New Jersey lawyer selected as a principal author of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, contributing the chapter in the treatise devoted to Medical Malpractice.
John D. North is chair of the Litigation Department at Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP. He focuses his practice …
MICHAEL R. O’DONNELL is a partner with Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP. He provides a range of commercial litigation services to clients, particularly financial institutions, title insurance companies and reinsurers. His work includes real estate and title disputes and related legal malpractice claims, lender liability and the work-out of problem loans, commercial lending, sophisticated judgment collections, fraud and fraudulent transfer claims, title disputes, reinsurance collections, oppressed shareholder claims, RICO claims and D&O and fidelity bond issues. Mike has defended title underwriters and agents and financial institutions in class actions ranging from claims of overcharges on settlement services to violations of the Expedited Funds Availability Act. He is the Past Chair of the District XB Ethics Committee of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and a member of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.
MICHAEL R. O’DONNELL is a partner with Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP. He provides a range of commercial …
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Basic knowledge in lender liability laws
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About Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP
Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis is a multi-practice law firm serving local, regional and national clients. As one of New Jersey’s leading law firms, the firm brings diverse and comprehensive expertise to the representation of both businesses and individuals. For over 100 years, the firm has earned the trust and loyalty of clients by providing sophisticated, creative and cost-effective representation through collaborative teamwork, proactive legal strategies, attention to detail and relationship-oriented service.
About Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has served the New Jersey business community for over 130 years. Distinguished for its unparalleled representation of financial institutions since the founding of the firm, Riker Danzig has become a preeminent, full-service law firm. In addition to its two New Jersey offices in Morristown and Trenton, the firm has an office in Midtown Manhattan, serving clients in corporate law, tax and trusts and estates, and litigation. Riker Danzig serves as regional trial counsel and national defense counsel for some of the country's largest corporations in a wide variety of matters, while also representing many family-owned businesses and middle-market companies. The firm provides corporate counseling to numerous financial, commercial, manufacturing and service organizations and has highly-respected practices in trial and appellate litigation, insurance, corporate law, bankruptcy, governmental affairs, labor and employment, environmental law, real estate, tax, and trusts and estates.