Catherine Banich, Commercial Litigation Attorney

Catherine M. Banich

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cbanich@taylorenglish.com
770.790.4054
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Catherine Banich is a commercial litigator who has more than 18 years of experience across multiple practice areas. She focuses on the representation of financial institutions in the prosecution and defense of a variety of claims in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels.

Representative clients include community and regional banks along with some of the largest financial institutions in the nation.

Representative actions include asset recovery against borrowers and guarantors, restructuring and workouts, regulatory compliance litigation under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) and related acts, mortgage fraud litigation, defense of wrongful foreclosure and eviction actions, judicial foreclosures, tax sales and related litigation, receiverships, title curative litigation, reformation and declaratory actions, contract and agency disputes, quiet title cases, equitable subrogation cases, boundary disputes, trespass, ejection and encroachment, and premises liability claims.

A significant portion of Ms. Banich’s practice also is devoted to employment litigation, with a focus on the representation of employers in claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employment-related torts, employment contracts and post-employment restrictive covenants. Ms. Banich also counsels employers in employee relations, discipline and discharge matters, and assists in drafting employment policies in compliance with federal and state employment laws.

Memberships

American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia, International Law and Labor & Employment Law Sections

Community Involvement

Hispanic American Center for Economic Development, Board of Directors

Practice Highlights

Experience

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Speaking Engagements

Publications

Education

Emory University School of Law, JD, 1995

Emory University, BA, with highest honors, 1992

Bar Admissions

Georgia

Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit