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Matthew G. Lindenbaum

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Boston, MA 02109
matthew.lindenbaum@nelsonmullins.com

Matthew Lindenbaum, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Boston office, focuses his practice on defending companies in complex civil litigation with an emphasis on class action defense in consumer financial services matters and securities actions. Mr. Lindenbaum also defends companies and individuals in government investigations and enforcement actions as well as internal...

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Matthew Lindenbaum, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Boston office, focuses his practice on defending companies in complex civil litigation with an emphasis on class action defense in consumer financial services matters and securities actions. Mr. Lindenbaum also defends companies and individuals in government investigations and enforcement actions as well as internal investigations. Recognized in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer "Rising Star," Mr. Lindenbaum has experience defending financial services companies in mortgage-related actions and investigations and has developed knowledge of the mortgage loan origination, servicing, and securitization business. He represents mortgage lenders and services in actions involving the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), state unfair and deceptive practices acts, and other common law claims. Mr. Lindenbaum has represented corporations, officers, and boards of directors and their committees in a wide range of business litigation matters, including shareholder derivative lawsuits and other federal and state securities class actions. He also assists clients with a wide range of general commercial litigation matters and has advised clients on disclosure, corporate governance, litigation avoidance, and other matters.

investigations. Recognized in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer "Rising Star," Mr. Lindenbaum has experience defending financial services companies in mortgage-related actions and investigations and has developed knowledge of the mortgage loan origination, servicing, and securitization business. He represents mortgage lenders and services in actions involving the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), state unfair and deceptive practices acts, and other common law claims. Mr. Lindenbaum has represented corporations, officers, and boards of directors and their committees in a wide range of business litigation matters, including shareholder derivative lawsuits and other federal and state securities class actions. He also assists clients with a wide range of general commercial litigation matters and has advised clients on disclosure, corporate governance, litigation avoidance, and other matters.

Matthew Lindenbaum, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Boston office, focuses his practice on defending companies in complex civil litigation with an emphasis on class action defense in consumer financial services matters and securities actions. Mr. Lindenbaum also defends companies and individuals in government investigations and enforcement actions as well as internal... investigations. Recognized in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer "Rising Star," Mr. Lindenbaum has experience defending financial services companies in mortgage-related actions and investigations and has developed knowledge of the mortgage loan origination, servicing, and securitization business. He represents mortgage lenders and services in actions involving the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), state unfair and deceptive practices acts, and other common law claims. Mr. Lindenbaum has represented corporations, officers, and boards of directors and their committees in a wide range of business litigation matters, including shareholder derivative lawsuits and other federal and state securities class actions. He also assists clients with a wide range of general commercial litigation matters and has advised clients on disclosure, corporate governance, litigation avoidance, and other matters.

Experience

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Representative Matters

  • Arnett v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. (D. Or. 2012): motion to dismiss claims in putative class action granted in part
  • Decambaliza v. QBE Holdings, Inc., (W.D.Wis. 2013): motion to dismiss lender-placed insurance claims in putative class action granted in full
  • Gustafson v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. (C.D. Cal. 2013): class certification of nationwide borrower class denied
  • IKB International S.A. In Liquidation v. Bank of America Corp., (C.D. Cal. 2015): motion for summary judgment granted in full
  • Kolbe v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. (1st Cir. 2013, en banc): district court opinion granting motion to dismiss putative class action affirmed
  • Principal Life Ins. Co. v. Bank of America Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2013): dismissal of claims challenging disclosures made in connection with the public offering and sale of mortgage-backed securities
  • Western & Southern Group of Insurance Companies v. Countrywide Financial Corporation (2012): dismissal of securities and common-law claims relating to the public offering and sale of mortgage-backed securities

Previous Professional Experience

  • Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston
  • Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, Washington, D.C.

Educational Activities

  • Columbia Law School
    • Author, "Religious Conscientious Objection and the Establishment Clause in the Rehnquist Court: Seeger, Welsh, Gilette, and Section 6(j) Revisited" (2003)
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

 

Education

  • Columbia Law School, JD (2004)
    • Articles editor, Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems
  • Northwestern University, BA (2001)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Michael W. Farrell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2004 - 2005)

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Fellow, Boston Bar Foundation Society of Fellows
  • Co-chair, Class Actions Committee of the Litigation Section of the Boston Bar Association
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