Cory W. Eichhorn has litigated a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, regularly representing clients in the financial services industry including national banks, mortgage bankers, loan servicers and consumer finance companies. Cory has also represented clients in securities fraud class actions, complex real estate disputes, and employment related litigation. Cory also has a broad range of experience in the appellate arena, representing clients throughout Florida's appellate courts.
Areas of Concentration
· Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z
· Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act
· Unfair and deceptive trade practices
· Loan, origination and servicing Issues
· Consumer fraud
· Predatory lending
· Securities fraud
· Employment discrimination
· Class action defense
· Appellate law
Professional & Community Involvement
· Member, Special Olympics Miami-Dade County, Resource Development Committee
· Member, Board of Directors, Hearing and Speech Center of Florida
· Member, Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
· Member, Dade County Bar Association
Awards & Recognition
· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2010-2013
· Rated, AV Preeminent® 4.9 out of 5
· Obtained dismissals with prejudice on behalf of numerous consumer finance companies, mortgage bankers and loan servicers in the defense of Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act claims asserted in federal courts throughout Florida.
· Represented former officers and directors of public traded company in securities fraud action asserted in Puerto Rico federal court, resulting in an order dismissing all claims with prejudice.
· Prevailed in appeal of judgment asserting an attorney's entitlement to fees arising out of Truth in Lending Act claim.
· Represented mortgage bank in class action asserting that plaintiffs were improperly charged prepaid interest on certain mortgage loans.
· Obtained numerous summary judgments in favor of mortgage bankers in connection with contested foreclosure matters
· Represented major automobile manufacturer in federal court products liability class action involving a claim for breach of warranty and violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, resulting in a favorable settlement.
· Defended limited liability corporation in complex real estate dispute at trial and appellate level; litigated entitlement to right of first refusal and purchase option, prevailing on many issues before the trial and appellate courts.
· Represented director and officer of Florida corporation in class action securities fraud matter involving claim that client and others manipulated stock price to the detriment of shareholders.
· Intern, Judge Daniel T.K. Hurley, United States District Court, West Palm Beach, FL, Summer 2000
· Associate Editor, The Record, the Journal of the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar
Publications & Presentations
Articles, Lectures & Publications
· Co-Author, "What To Know About Fla.'s New Fast-Track Foreclosure Law," Law360, August 9, 2013
· Co-Author, "Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Renders Important Decision Holding That Consumers Must File Suit to Trigger Rescission Rights Under Truth in Lending Act," GT Alert, July 27, 2012
· Author, "Eleventh Amendment Immunity Jurisprudence in an Era of Globalization: The Tension Between State Sovereign Rights and Federal Treaty Obligations," 32 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 523, 2001
· Author, "Learning to Put Yourself in the Best Position to Win on Appeal: A Young Lawyer's Perspective," The Record, Spring 2005
· Author, "The Honorable Richard J. Suarez: An Advocate for Ethics and Professionalism in the Appellate Arena," The Record, Summer 2005