Representing banks and banking customers, Epstein Becker Green's Banking Litigation group has both prosecuted and defended leading cases involving the securitization of consumer debt, letters of credit, factoring, derivative contracts, and check warranties. Our attorneys also have extensive experience in financial institution and securities regulatory matters and professional liability suits and have represented both the FDIC and RTC in cases involving claims against failed savings and loan associations and commercial banks.

Matters handled by the Banking Litigation group include:

  • Consumer fraud class actions
  • Interest rate swaps and credit derivative transactions
  • Disputes arising from loans and guarantees
  • "Lender liability" defense
  • Claims involving check collections and deposits and bank-depositor relationships
  • Complex bank financing litigation involving securitization, loan syndications, aircraft and machinery leasing, and factoring
  • Disputes involving commercial paper matters, including negotiable instruments and "holder in due course" status
  • Claims arising from electronic funds transfers
  • Actions involving letters of credit and foreign exchange transactions
  • Banking-related foreclosure and bankruptcy litigation