Complex Commercial Foreclosure and Lender Liability Claims

Private Commercial Lender

Representation of a private commercial lender in its action to foreclose a loan made to a former NBA superstar secured by a luxury residential estate in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Miami, Florida. Successfully negotiated a settlement resolving claims for fraudulent inducement, Florida Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and violations of federal consumer protection regulations including Dodd-Frank and the Truth-In-Lending Act.

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Successful representation of California bank in complex mortgage foreclosure debt recovery action through state court and bankruptcy court in the Southern District of Florida, which resulted in the criminal indictment of the borrower's principal for bank fraud.
Representation of primary secured lender and trustee in equitable subordination action regarding competing claims by prior owner of a cruise ship line. Successfully procured settlement for client, expected to reach $1 million.
Successful defense of prominent and historic nationwide bank in breach of contract trial based on allegations of failure to fund a loan origination business of an outgoing employee and seeking over $50,000,000 in damages. Mid-trial, we reached a settlement favorable to our client for an amount signi...