Banking Attorneys

Michael R. Blaser
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William C. Brown
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Ashley J. Fuhrmeister
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Kelly D. Hamborg
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Margaret A. Hibbs
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John D. Hunter
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Alex M. Johnson
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Thomas D. Johnson
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Karen L. Karr
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Allison M. Lindner
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Brian P. Rickert
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Christopher R. Sackett
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Adam C. Van Dike
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Relevant Cases

D.B. Zwirn v. First American Bank, et. al.
Represented First American Bank in a case in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York involving various breach of contract and conspiracy claims related to the transfer and repayment of a debt instrument, which the parties eventually settled

Probate/Estate
We currently represent a national bank in a probate proceeding and a separate lawsuit involving a $3.5 million fraudulent loan obtained from the bank by the decedent, who thereafter committed suicide.

Bekins Distribution Center, et. al. v. First American Bank, et. al.
Successfully defended First American Bank and one of its investment advisors against breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and various negligence claims involving defendants’ handling of plaintiffs’ investment portfolio. Plaintiffs sought over $20 million in damages and case involved in approximately two-week trial.

*Past results are reported to provide the reader with an indication of the type of litigation in which we practice and do not and should not be construed to create an expectation of result in any other case as all cases are dependent upon their own unique fact situation and applicable law.