Vedder Price

Bank Litigation Vedder Banking

Vedder Price represents financial institutions and their boards of directors, officers and directors in a variety of litigation matters involving both private litigants and government agencies. These matters include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Commercial litigation, including contractual disputes of any sort
  • Mortgage lending litigation, such as mortgage origination and servicing claims, appraisal and transaction fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, predatory lending and foreclosure practices
  • Trade secret, non-solicitation and non-compete litigation
  • Discriminatory lending claims based on HMDA and other lending data and brought under federal statutes such as FHA, ECOA and the Civil Rights Act
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Defense of consumer-based claims, including class actions, brought under state common law or UDAP statutes and under various federal statutes, such as TILA, ECOA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA, the Civil Rights Act and RICO
  • Director and officer liability related to alleged negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, FDIC claims and other actions
  • Debt collection practices
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency issues
  • False advertising and unfair competition matters
  • Check collection and forgery matters
  • Issues concerning the Electronic Funds Transfer Act and the Expedited Funds Availability Act
  • Matters involving the wrongful disclosure of confidential information
  • Representation of corporations, boards of directors and audit committees in conducting internal investigations

Deep knowledge base created through years of experience. We respond promptly and thoroughly with attorneys who are accomplished litigators. With substantial experience in the financial markets industry, our attorneys understand how banks function and operate and the relevant litigation risks associated with their operations—knowledge that enables us to provide efficient and effective representation.

Furthermore, our attorneys understand and regularly defend against the latest theories of liability and trends related to consumer class actions. Whatever the action, there is an excellent chance we have experience litigating the issue.

Effective case management. We understand the importance of caseload management and budgeting. Because we represent some of the nation’s largest financial institutions, we have established effective case management information systems and reporting processes that provide access to timely, accurate and detailed information about pending cases.

The added dimension of advisory and regulatory experience. In addition to having a team of skilled financial services litigators, we have attorneys who specialize in financial institution advisory and regulatory matters. This enables us to provide a team that understands and can address the comprehensive set of litigation, regulatory and business issues at stake in any given case—and deliver a level of service that many other law firms cannot.

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Thomas P. Cimino, Jr.

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Rachel T. Copenhaver

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Rebecca L. Dandy

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Thomas R. Dee

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Joel S. Forman

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Daniel P. Jackson

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James M. Kane

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Brian W. Ledebuhr

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Randall M. Lending

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Daniel C. McKay, II

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James W. Morrissey

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Michael R. Mulcahy

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Charles J. Nerko

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Joshua Nichols

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Jeanah Park

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Chad A. Schiefelbein

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Joseph A. Strubbe

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William W. Thorsness

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Michael J. Waters

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Zachary J. Watters

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John W. Whittlesey

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Nicole J. Wing

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