Timothy H. DeBeer





Timothy DeBeer concentrates his practice on financial services litigation, representing major financial institutions in matters involving consumer and commercial financial products.

Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Timothy worked at several law firms in Washington, DC, where he served as an active litigation attorney representing financial institutions in actions brought under various consumer protection statutes. He has also represented clients in government investigations brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He has additional experience conducting internal investigations.

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Representative Matters

Timothy’s experience includes:*

  • obtained dismissal order on behalf of national bank at oral argument during a hearing on a motion for temporary restraining
  • obtained summary judgment on behalf of a major mortgage lender in a nationwide class action alleging RESPA violations relating to reinsurance of primary mortgage insurance.
  • represented leading mortgage lender and its reinsurance subsidiary in an administrative enforcement action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
  • obtained dismissal in state-wide class action alleging violations of state real estate settlement law on behalf of a major nationwide mortgage lender.
  • successfully blocked a shareholder action against an alternative asset investment firm seeking to enjoin a merger transaction, ultimately obtaining a favorable settlement.
  • conducted internal investigation at a non-governmental organization concerning alleged financial improprieties.
  • defeated class certification on behalf of a major life insurance provider in action alleging improper operation of a federal life insurance program for veterans.

*Includes representations prior to joining Stradley Ronon.

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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.S., Clemson University
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