Eric Hurwitz focuses his litigation practice on defending financial institutions from claims arising out of nearly every type of consumer and commercial financial product. He has extensive experience defending both single plaintiff and class action lawsuits against banks, mortgage lenders and servicers, student lenders, credit card companies, auto finance companies, debt collection companies and other financial services institutions. These include claims under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as well as state unfair trade practices laws. Eric also defends insurers in coverage disputes, including property casualty, flood, disability and life insurance claims, as well as payment and performance bond claims.
Eric represents clients in resolving title insurance disputes, contested lien priorities, and bankruptcy-related claims including alleged stay and discharge violations. He also defends banks from claims involving converted, forged and altered checks under the Uniform Commercial Code, as well as claims under the Electronic Funds Transfer Act.