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Paul J. Ferak is Co-Chair of the Financial Services Litigation Practice. Paul focuses his practice on financial services litigation, business litigation, and class action defense. He has served as lead and co-lead counsel in matters across the country. He manages a national team of attorneys across Greenberg Traurig’s offices defending financial institutions in a variety of consumer and business matters and class actions. He has defended class actions involving mobile banking, electronic payments, credit cards, mortgages, and overdraft practices. He also regularly defends matters alleging violations of various statutes affecting the financial services industry, including credit cards, banking, and mortgage laws; privacy laws; and state consumer fraud laws; as well as matters relating to allegations of breach of contract and lender liability.

Paul is one of the leaders of the firm’s franchise litigation practice. He has represented franchisors in high-stakes litigation involving claims of breach of contract, breach of good faith and fair dealing, fraud, consumer fraud, tortious interference, and violation of various franchise laws. He has broad experience handling franchise terminations, nonrenewals, and the enforcement of in-term and post-termination covenants. He has handled both class and individual franchise cases.

Paul also has handled a variety of complex business disputes, including working capital, earn-out, and other post-acquisition claims in arbitration and in court.

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