January 19, 2022

Volume XII, Number 19

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Michael R. Horne

Michael’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, consumer finance litigation and regulatory compliance matters.

Michael represents a wide variety of businesses, financial institutions, consumer finance companies and entrepreneurs in complex commercial disputes, consumer finance litigation and regulatory compliance matters throughout the United States. Michael has significant experience defending cases involving alleged fraud, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, and related claims. Michael’s practice also focuses on defending consumer finance companies and loan servicers involving alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Relevant Experience

  • Second-chair in prosecution and defense of breach of contract claims and declaratory judgment counterclaims in arbitration between two private equity funds resulting in dismissal of counterclaims against client and arbitration award in client’s favor.

  • Defended private equity group against co-managers alleging breach of management agreement and investment company agreement and negotiated favorable settlement during trial after obtaining summary judgment on co-managers’ claims.

  • Represented bank holding company in obtaining injunctive relief against former directors and shareholders regarding takeover attempt in violation of Change in Bank Control Act.

  • Represented financial institution in breach of trust action against income-only beneficiary for recovery of misappropriated trust assets and defense of breach of fiduciary duty counterclaims resulting in favorable settlement of instant action and parallel litigation in foreign jurisdiction involving remaindermen of trust.

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Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael R. Horne

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