About Adam M. Swanson
Adam M. Swanson is an associate in the Foreclosure, Title and Real Estate Litigation Groups at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.. Mr. Swanson has extensive experience in litigation focusing on Consumer Financial Services and Commercial Real Estate Litigation. Mr. Swanson has been repeatedly named a Superlawyer by Super Lawyers.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Swanson defended consumer financial services from claims involving TILA, RESPA, ECOA, FDCPA, Bank Secrecy Act, Dodd-Frank Act, Gramm-Leach Bliley Act, and UDAP, predatory lending and class action claims.
Mr. Swanson has obtained the following significant decisions:
- Bank of N.Y. Mellon v. Whitty, 101 A.D.3d 1727 (App. Div. 4th Sep’t.). Defeated borrower’s claim to discharge mortgage and for award of attorney’s fees for alleged “indiscretions” of mortgage servicer.
- Miller v. Imaging on Call, 2015 WL 150287 (D. Conn. 2015) – all counts dismissed against defendant for failure to show “Plausible” connection between injury and actions of defendant.
- Banning v. Re/Max at the Lake kka Executive at the Lake, 2013 WL 4779533 (Conn. Super.). Claim for reformation of mortgage struck with prejudice. A mortgage broker is not the presumptive agent of lender.
- DiMaria v. Accredited Home Lenders, Inc. 14-CV-6292 (FB)(MDG) (E.D.N.Y. Jul 27, 2016). The New York Eastern District federal court held that a promissory note cannot be split from the mortgage securing it and that the use of MERS in New York is ‘proper and acceptable.
- Moorer vs. U.S. Bank, N.A., No. 3:17-CV-56 (VAB), 2018 WL 587319 (D. Conn. Jan. 29, 2018). The District of Connecticut held that foreclosing a mortgage is not debt collection within the meaning of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Mr. Swanson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John’s University, where he graduated magna cum laude and achieved his Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2008, where he graduated cum laude.
Adam Swanson is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Connecticut.