Schuyler Kraus Quoted in Washington Post Article on New York Residential Foreclosure Litigation

January 24, 2013

Schuyler Kraus, a New York-based Partner in the Consumer & Class Action Litigation Practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was quoted in the article, “New York Stalls Housing Rebound Protecting Defaulters: Mortgages,” which appeared in the January 23, 2013, issue of The Washington Post. His opinion was sought concerning the impact that New York laws protecting borrowers have on the efficient and final resolution of contested foreclosure cases.

Mr. Kraus represents mortgage lenders, servicers and investors in state and federal actions defending against claims including mortgage fraud, predatory lending, violations of state and federal consumer protection statutes and claims brought under TILA, RESPA and HOEPA. Mr. Kraus's federal practice includes the representation of secured creditors in adversary proceedings and objections to claims filed in New York Bankruptcy Courts.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.