Bingham

Bingham

Colleen J. O'Loughlin

Counsel

Colleen J. O’Loughlin handles a wide variety of complex litigation and regulatory matters for financial institutions involving sophisticated financial instruments such as CDOs, asset and mortgage-backed securities, swaps and other derivatives. Recent subject matter expertise includes litigation and regulatory matters concerning RMBS and CMBS transactions representing depositors, underwriters, sellers, servicers, trustees, and trust administrators spanning various issues. She is experienced in litigating individual and class claims arising under federal and state securities laws, antitrust laws, and various other statutes and the common law. Prior to joining Bingham, Colleen clerked for the Hon. William H. Pauley III, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, in 2005–2006.

Experience

  • Representing a financial institution in connection with SEC and parallel investigations concerning RMBS transactions
  • Representing a financial institution and its servicer affiliate with respect to various regulatory investigations concerning foreclosure, loan modification and lender-placed insurance practices
  • Representing a servicer in multiple class actions asserting various claims relating to loan modification practices
  • Representing a financial institution and its seller and servicer affiliates in connection with various cases brought by investors arising out of their purchase of mortgage-backed securities
  • Representing a financial institution in its role as trust administrator in connection with various cases brought by investors arising out of their purchase of mortgage-backed securities
  • Representing a financial institution in connection with a public nuisance claim brought by the city of Cleveland based on the securitization of subprime mortgages
  • Representing a financial institution in an action brought by a monoline insurer arising out of a securitization of HELOCs
  • Representing financial institutions in various regulatory matters involving mortgage-backed securities and CDOs
  • Representing a financial institution in a multidistrict litigation involving antitrust claims arising out of the bidding for municipal derivatives products
  • Representing a financial institution in a multidistrict litigation involving securities backed by healthcare receivables arising out of the collapse of National Century Financial Enterprises

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council

Awards & Honors

  • InMotion’s John K. Geiger Award for pro bono work (November 2004)
  • Articles and notes editor, St. John’s University School of Law American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review

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