George Schneider

George Schneider

George Schneider is an attorney in Goodwin’s Financial Industry and Consumer Financial Services Litigation practices. His practice focuses on the representation of financial services institutions in litigation matters, including class action litigation. He has defended leading financial services institutions against many individual and class consumer actions, including claims arising under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, state unfair and deceptive trade practices acts, and other consumer lending statutes and regulations.

ARTICLES

  • Connecticut Supreme Court upholds new fee on lending industry

    Will other states follow suit?
    After the financial crisis, many counties sued MERS to force MERS members to record future security interest assignments and recover fees they claimed were "lost" because MERS members stopped recording assignments. Connecticut, however, tried a different tack to recover these alleged "lost" fees and won, locking in a "game-changing" victory. Two expert attorneys explain the decision and its possible impact in other states.
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