Banking Litigation

As a national leader in financial services litigation, Troutman Sanders has extensive experience representing national, regional and local banks in a myriad of litigation matters in state and federal courts. We regularly represent clients in a wide array of banking matters, including cases involving the following legal issues:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Torts
  • Contract Disputes
  • Corporate Dissolution
  • Credit Card and Disclosure Disputes
  • Defamation
  • Derivative Actions
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Fraud
  • Garnishments and Attachments
  • Guarantees
  • Identity Theft
  • Lender Liability
  • Negligence
  • Privacy Laws
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

As seasoned advisers, our attorneys understand the banking business. We are focused on advocating for our clients in litigation and protecting them from regulatory implications. With laws constantly evolving in the banking industry, our attorneys make it a priority to closely monitor changes or trends in the law to provide current and comprehensive advice. We do more than litigate; our trial attorneys work closely with compliance attorneys and officers to advise on business practices to avoid future risks and minimize exposure. Our attorneys provide ongoing analysis and commentary on developments in the consumer financial services industry on the Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor located at

  • Represented national bank and obtained settlement approval in class action alleging fraud and Truth in Lending Act violations arising out of credit card solicitations. Obtained summary judgment on certain issues and favorable class certification ruling.
  • Represented national bank in class action alleging predatory lending practices. Obtained dismissal of individual and class claims for unconscionability on motion to dismiss.
  • Counsel to bank in federal court action asserting claims for negligence, fraud, accounting, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, quiet title, declaratory judgment, and a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Defendant’s motion to dismiss was granted.
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