Matthew Goodin

Locke Lord LLP

J. Matthew Goodin is an experienced litigator who has handled a broad range of high-stakes disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. Matt’s practice focuses primarily on class actions and other complex litigation matters with an emphasis on the banking and financial services industries.

Representative Experience:

  • Antitrust Litigation :
    • Representing large European financial institution in numerous class actions involving alleged manipulation of LIBOR and other financial benchmarks (EURIBOR, YEN LIBOR, ISDAFIX)
    • Representing large European financial institution in class actions involving alleged manipulation of foreign exchange (FX) benchmarks
  • Securities Litigation :
    • Represented issuers of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) in multiple litigation matters brought by National Credit Union Administration Board (NCUA) as Conservator for several failed credit unions alleging fraud and violations of state and federal securities laws
    • Represented issuers of RMBS in multiple litigation matters brought by various Federal Home Loan Banks alleging fraud and violations of state and federal securities laws
  • False Claims/Qui Tam Litigation and Investigations:
    • Represented mortgage lenders/servicers in qui tam litigation alleging false statements to government sponsored entities (GSEs) to recoup expenses not recoverable under applicable guidelines and contracts
    • Represented mortgage lenders/servicers in qui tam litigation alleging financial institutions made false statements to avoid payment of fees for recording security instruments
    • Represented mortgage lenders/servicers in litigation brought by counties and officials alleging financial institutions improperly failed to record mortgage assignments
  • Consumer Class Action Litigation
    • Matt has represented banks, mortgage lenders/servicers, and other financial institutions in dozens of class actions involving claims under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Homeowners Protection Act (HPA), and state consumer fraud/deceptive business practices statutes such as California Business & Professions Code §§ 17200, et seq. (UCL).
      • Represented various banks and mortgage servicers in class actions alleging defects in private mortgage insurance (PMI) disclosures and general mortgage insurance (MI) cancellation procedures
      • Represented mortgage lenders/servicers in several class actions alleging improper loan payoff and recordation fees
      • Represented mortgage lenders/servicers in series of putative class actions alleging improper fees in association with Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings
      • Represented mortgage lender/servicer in putative class action alleging violations of state unfair competition laws, fraud, and violations of RESPA in its use of seller-reserve auctions to liquidate foreclosed and other REO properties

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • Member, Mortgage Bankers Association of America
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Conference on Consumer Finance Law

Education :

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., Economics, magna cum laude, Wabash College, 1998

Admissions : Illinois, 2001


Rate : $$$

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