Samit G. Patel is a partner in the firm’s Banking and Financial Services department. He represents banking and corporate clients in state and federal litigation involving a broad range of matters, and he regularly advises officers and executives on litigation and transactional strategies. His experience includes litigating claims involving mortgage and mechanic’s lien foreclosures, commercial and business loan defaults, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) , Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), mortgage priority and real property zoning disputes, title and property (including loss payee) insurance claims, breach of contract, fraud, conversion, forfeiture, and unfair and deceptive business practices.
Samit also has extensive appellate experience and has successfully litigated numerous high-profile appeals involving mortgage foreclosures. He has also represented lenders in post-foreclosure litigation, state and federal governmental investigations and inquiries, and subpoena compliance matters.
Areas of Concentration:
- Lender liability
- Wrongful foreclosure litigation
- Loan enforcement and workouts
- Subpoena compliance
- Real estate litigation
- Technical defaults on commercial loans
- Civil Rights and Internal Investigations Unit
- Banking and Financial Services