The fallout from the economic crisis has led to severe business and legal challenges for financial services companies. Efforts to determine responsibility for the market collapse have launched a tidal wave of lawsuits and government investigations. Plaintiffs and regulators are targeting companies in the financial services market with consumer protection claims, shareholder disputes, and government enforcement actions.

Perkins Coie’s Financial Services Litigation & Investigations practice brings together experienced attorneys prepared to provide advice and defend financial services companies in a range of complex legal disputes and investigations. Our industry knowledge and experience, combined with a team of more than 300 litigation attorneys in offices across the country, allows us to provide first-rate litigation defense and counsel to financial services companies.

Our Financial Services Litigation & Investigations lawyers include former federal and state prosecutors, seasoned trial lawyers, former DOJ attorneys, a former SEC enforcement branch chief and a former VP for Internal Investigations at a FORTUNE 50 company, all of whom are experienced in investigating and trying financial and fraud cases. We have represented loan originators, servicers, investors, investment advisors, investment banks and other financial services companies caught in the litigation and government enforcement crosshairs.

Our experience includes:

  • Complex consumer class actions
  • Government criminal and civil investigations
  • Internal investigations
  • Securities and corporate governance litigation
  • Predatory lending claims
  • Lending discrimination litigation
  • Employment disputes
  • Insurance coverage
  • E-discovery services and strategy

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