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Jonathan E. Green

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Jonathan Green is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses on assisting financial services companies in resolving their problems. This includes both litigation and assisting clients with compliance issues to avoid litigation.

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Professional Biography

Overview

Jonathan has substantial experience representing financial services companies of all types and sizes. His experience runs the gamut from mortgage servicing issues, lender liability defense, and federal consumer protection laws, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). His representation extends to all facets of a client's business, and he has experience with traditional banking litigation; trusts and estate litigation; and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

His representation is not limited to litigation; he routinely assists clients with compliance and business issues.

Representative Matters
  • Successfully represented a client in a pair of related (FCRA) cases involving fraudulent charges. Prevailed upon summary judgment in both cases, both of which were affirmed on appeal.

  • Successfully represented a banking client in regards to a suit brought over a fraudulent wire transfer arising from a data breach of a real estate closing firm.

  • Successfully represented a financial services company in regards to a breach of fiduciary suit that alleged that it failed to secure the property of a deceased client.

  • Successfully represented a financial services company in regards to a negligence/breach of fiduciary suit that alleged that it failed to stop improper and unauthorized withdrawals from a customer's accounts by a family member.

  • Prevailed on summary judgement in a Suit under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) against claims that a borrower was harmed when their application for a loan modification was denied.

  • Successfully represented a client from a number of suits under the TCPA from a single firm.

  • Prevailed in a TCPA suit due to the plaintiff's failure to follow pre-suit notice requirements.

  • Set aside a $300,000 default judgment due to improper service.

  • Successfully represented a foreclosure firm in a class action under the FDCPA alleging that the firm had failed to identify the proper party in its foreclosure notices.

  • Represented a loan servicer in addressing a situation where it sent debt collection notices on a number of discharged loans as part of a service transfer.

  • Advised a financial institution that had acquired a number of troubled consumer loans regarding its duties and liabilities for them and developed a methodology to allow the client to modify and reinstate the loans.

  • Successfully defended a loan servicing company against allegations of Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) violations and claims of negligent infliction of emotional distress brought by a borrower whose application for a loan modification was denied.
Professional Honors & Activities
  • Named as a Georgia Rising Star by Georgia Super Lawyers in Business Litigation, 2015
  • Named to inaugural JPEG: Picture the Future List by American Legal and Financial Network, 2014
  • Member – Legislative & Regulatory Policy Committee American Legal and Financial Network, 2014
  • Co-chair – Federal Consumer Lending Statutes Committee of the American Legal and Financial Network, 2013
  • Recipient – Baker Donelson Atlanta Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2008
  • Member – State Bar of Georgia, Real Property, Creditors' Rights, General Practice & Trial Law Sections
Publications

Awards

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1998

Admissions

  • Georgia, 2001
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia  

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