Author: Amanda Prentice

Amanda Prentice

Amanda represents a variety of commercial and financial institutions in complex litigation in both state and federal fora. Amanda practices in the area of commercial litigation and has represented clients who have won at trial in both arbitration and in the Southern District of New York. Amanda represents a wide variety of clients, from large financial institutions and insurance companies to smaller, privately held companies. Amanda has had eight months’ worth of experience on a secondment to the litigation department of a Fortune 500 company involved in a variety of complex litigation, as well as many smaller matters. In addition, she has a substantial pro bono practice, including helping a client obtain an order of protection against an abusive ex-partner, and helping a Honduran client and her three children obtain asylum.

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CFPB Suffers Setback in RESPA Lawsuit

A District Court in Kentucky recently rejected the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s claim against a law firm brought under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, granting the law firm summary judgment in connection with its activities with nine real estate joint ventures surrounding the sale of title insurance policies because the Court found that the law firm’s activities fell within RESPA’s safe harbor provision.