For clients with litigation needs, the first question I ask myself is “What’s the exit strategy, and how do we get the client back to work while mitigating exposure, and loss?”
John A. Nader represents financial institutions and servicers in consumer financial litigation in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts in both class action, and individual-plaintiff level disputes. He has successfully tried and arbitrated cases as both first- and second-chair counsel. John has also successfully defended appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.
John advises clients on all aspects of complying with state and federal banking, foreclosure, and consumer protection laws, including the Dodd-Frank Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and Regulations X and Z. He has experience drafting responses to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) inquiries and consumer complaints.
John also advises on construction litigation and has represented large general contractors, developers, and owners in construction matters and related commercial disputes. He has provided counsel on details relating to a multimillion-dollar land development agreement, drafted leases and commercial services contracts, and drafted various AIA construction agreements such as owner-contractor and owner-architect agreements. He has also handled appellate matters and performed claims and risk analysis for construction-industry clients.
John’s clients include loan servicing companies, mortgage lenders, automotive finance companies, banks and financial services companies, and non-profits. He is a native speaker of Spanish.