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Second-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index

Mortgage Employment Lawsuits

Second-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index

Employment lawsuits involving overtime, employment discrimination and employment contracts. Whistleblowers and WARN notice violation cases also.

Defendant
Plaintiff
Court
Amount
Overview
Case Title
Case Number
Date Filed Date of Activity Link to Story
Amerisave Mortgage Corp. Jason Zulauf, Jeffrey Zulauf na na Discovery completed. na na 2011 Q2 www.mortgagedaily.com/MctLawsuitOvertime070312.asp
Fannie Mae Caroline Herron U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia na Judge determines that defendant is private company. CAROLINE HERRON, Plaintiff, v. FANNIE MAE, et al., Defendants 10-943 (RMC) na 4/30/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
Fifth Third Bank DUSTIN SWIGART and SONIA SCHULTZ U.S. District Court, S.D. Ohio, Western Division na Defendant’s motion for partial summary judgment denied. DUSTIN SWIGART and SONIA SCHULTZ, on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. FIFTH THIRD BANK, Defendant 1:11-cv-88 na 5/7/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
Residential Capital LLC, GMAC Mortgage LLC and Ally Financial Inc. Underwriting employees U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington na Motion for partial summary judgment granted. Bollinger et al. v. Residential Capital, LLC, GMAC Mortgage, LLC, and Ally Financial, Inc. 2:10-cv-01123-RSM na 5/30/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
SunTrust Mortgage Inc. 122 Underwriter employees U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California $2,400,000 Settlement approved. GARY GEE, ROXANNE MAZARAKIS, and JODY SOTO, individually, and on behalf of all similarly situated others, Plaintiffs, v. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., and DOES 1-50, inclusive, Defendants 3:2010cv01509 4/8/2010 5/14/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
U.S. Department of Labor Mortgage Bankers Association U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia na Motion to dismiss lawsuit granted. MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION, 1717 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Suite 400, Washington, D.C., 20036, Plaintiff, v. HILDA L. SOLIS, sued in her official capacity, Secretary, United States Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C., 20210; NANCY LEPPINK, sued in her official capacity, Deputy Administrator, United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20210; UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20210 na 1/12/2011 6/6/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Neil Bader U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na Summary judgment awarded to defendant. NEIL BADER, Plaintiff, v. WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC., Defendant 09 Civ. 9410 (PAE) na 4/25/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
Fifth Third Bancorp; Kevin T. Kabat; Paul L. Reynolds; The Pension and Profit Sharing Committee; Nancy Phillips; Greg Carmichael; Robert Sullivan; Mary Tuuk; John Does 1-20, Defendants-Appellees John Dudenhoefer, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated; Alireza Partovipanah, Plaintiffs-Appellants U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit na Argued. John DUDENHOEFER, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated; Alireza Partovipanah, Plaintiffs-Appellants,  v.  FIFTH THIRD BANCORP; Kevin T. Kabat; Paul L. Reynolds; The Pension and Profit Sharing Committee; Nancy Phillips; Greg Carmichael; Robert Sullivan; Mary Tuuk; John Does 1-20, Defendants-Appellees 11-3012 na 6/7/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/EmploymentLawsuits2q2012.asp
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 401(k) plan participants U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na Complaint filed alleging ERISA violations. Gregory Scrydoff, Individually and On Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff, vs. JPMorgan Chase & Company, The JPMorgan Chase Retirement Plan, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., JPMorgan Compensation &* Management Development Committee, Bernadette J. Ulissi, David C. Novak, Stephen B. Burke, Lee R. Raymond, William Weldon, John Does 1-10, James Dimon, Ina R. Drew, Douglas L. Braunstein, John Does 1-100, Defendants 1:12-cv-04027-GBD 5/21/2012 5/21/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
Larry SHANNON, Guild Mortgage Co EVERGREEN MONEYSOURCE MORTGAGE CO. Court of Appeals of Washington, Division 3 na Appeal denied. EVERGREEN MONEYSOURCE MORTGAGE COMPANY d/b/a Evergreen Home Loans, a Washington Corporation, Appellant, v. Larry SHANNON and Jane Doe Shannon, husband and wife; and Guild Mortgage Company, a California Corporation, Respondents 29766-7-III na 5/3/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment082012.asp
Provident Funding Associates LP Jody L. Moore U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania na Complaint filed. Jody L. Moore v. Provident Funding Associates LP 2:2012-cv-00888 6/27/2012 6/27/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationDiscrimination100812.asp

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