Practices

Maurice Wutscher is a financial services law firm specializing in appellate matters, business formation and transactions, class action litigation, commercial litigation, construction litigation, consumer credit litigation, contested bankruptcies, contested foreclosures, employment litigation, insurance recovery and advisory services, intellectual property litigation, regulatory compliance, and trials and evidentiary hearings. The firm litigates matters in state and federal courts for Fortune 500 and midsize companies, banks and financial institutions and other law firms.

Litigation Representation
Defense of TILA, FDCPA, TCPA, FCRA, and similar claims
»    Residential mortgage lending and servicing
»    Auto and personal property finance
»    Credit cards and unsecured consumer loans
»    Debt collection and servicing claims
Defense of class actions
Defense of federal and state enforcement actions
Data security breach litigation
Employment litigation
Appeals in courts nationwide
Prosecution of insurance recovery litigation (including hazard insurance and title insurance)
Litigation of business-to-business contract disputes
Litigation of loan repurchase/indemnification actions
Prosecution of commercial foreclosures
Defense of deposit account disputes
Litigation of letters of credit disputes
Litigation of checks and drafts
Defense of securities broker-dealers

Contested Bankruptcies
Defense of adversary actions under consumer protection laws
Alleged violations of automatic stay/discharge injunction
Defense of lien avoidance actions
Non-discharge actions

Regulatory Compliance
Responses to Civil Investigation Demands
Opinions on lending, debt collection, servicing issues
Federal and state law portfolio and procedural audits
Foreclosure practices and other vendor audits

State and Federal Courts

  • The Courts of Alabama, Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
  • The U.S. District Courts of Alabama, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Western Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Eastern Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
  • District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals (ME, MA, NH, PR, RI)
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals (CT, NY, VT)
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals (DE, NJ, PA, VI)
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (MD, VA, WV, NC, SC)
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (LA, MS, TX)
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (KY, MI, OH, TN)
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (IL, IN, WI)
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (AR, IA, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (AK, AZ, CA, GU, HI, ID, MT, NV, MP, OR, WA)
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (AL, FL, GA)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court