Jackson Walker Obtains Summary Judgment For Lender in Fraud Case

April 4, 2016 | Client Results

On April 4, 2016, the Court granted the motion for summary judgment filed by Jackson Walker on behalf of its client, an affiliate of a national bank. The client had foreclosed on its collateral, multi-family units, and sued the guarantor for the deficiency after the borrower filed bankruptcy. The guarantor alleged fraud in the inducement among other defenses. The Court entered a judgment in excess of $3 million in favor of our client, the full amount claimed.

Partners Lisa A. Powell and Mark Steiner and associate Jamila Brinson represented the client in the case.

About our Team

Lisa Powell is an experienced trial lawyer who represents businesses in disputes primarily involving financial and other commercial transactions with a proven track record of efficiently and effectively assessing and managing complex disputes leading to favorable results for her clients. Mark Steiner has handled a wide range of litigation in state and federal courts, including the areas of employment, banking and lender liability, securities fraud, construction, deceptive trade practices, product liability, real estate, covenants not to compete and general negligence. Jamila Brinson is a zealous advocate for her clients, whether she is collaborating with opposing parties to craft creative settlements resolving small to mid-sized disputes or representing her clients before judicial or arbitral tribunals in higher-stakes lawsuits.

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Jamila M. Brinson
Partner, Houston