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Litigation: Banking and Financial Services Litigation


In this challenging environment for banks and other financial institutions, the lawyers on Hand Arendall’s Banking and Financial Services Litigation practice team have the ability and experience necessary to provide effective and efficient representation to financial institutions and related companies. Our lawyers represent financial institutions in a broad spectrum of banking and financial services litigation including lender liability, customer contract, fraud, fiduciary duty and related claims, class actions, consumer protection, trust litigation, and loan recovery. Our clients include banks, finance companies, mortgage bankers and brokers, asset management and financial services companies, servicers, trusts and trustees, and lease/finance companies.

Notable representations in this area include:


  • Successful defense of a national financial services company against claims of improper marketing practices in the sale of variable annuities. Representation included responses and defense of regulatory reviews and investigations by state attorneys general and state securities and insurance commissions.
  • Directed verdict in favor of a bank in suit seeking $13 million for alleged breach of a commitment letter.
  • Defense and successful settlement of a nationwide class action attacking bankruptcy proof of claim fees.
  • Defense of a national bank in three class actions alleging fraudulent bankruptcy affidavit practices.


For more information about the Banking and Financial Services Litigation Practice Team, please contact practice team leader Norman Stockman or another member of the Practice Team.



Firm News


Wednesday, Aug 15th, 2018
Congratulations to our Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2019


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce that 34 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.

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Wednesday, Aug 15th, 2018
Three Attorneys Selected as "Lawyer of the Year"


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce three members of the firm have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas for 2019 by Best Lawyers®.

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Wednesday, Aug 1st, 2018
Hand Arendall Recognized in Chambers USA


The Firm was recognized as a top firm in Banking & Finance and Labor & Employment. Also, Preston Bolt, Ginger Gaddy and Nick Greenwood, Neil Johnston and Mark Waggoner were all recognized by the publication as top attorneys in their field.

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Monday, Jul 30th, 2018
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC Mourns the Passing of Alex F. Lankford, III


It is with great sadness that the Hand Arendall Harrison Sale family announces the death of our dear friend and member of the firm, Alex F. Lankford, III on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

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Monday, Jun 25th, 2018
Mobile Office Relocates


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale is pleased to announce that its Mobile office has relocated to Merchants Plaza as the anchor tenant effective June 25, 2018.

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