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Kristin A. Gore

Kristin A. Gore

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Overview

Kristin Gore is an experienced litigator who regularly handles business litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts nationwide. Kristin’s practice includes complex antitrust litigation, national class actions, telecom matters, real property litigation, and contract disputes. She has significant experience in the finance and banking industry, defending claims for fraud, deceptive and unfair trade practices, and violations of state and federal consumer statutes, including RESPA, FDCPA, FCCPA, and FDUTPA.

Kristin represents national banks, financial institutions, and a variety of corporate clients, including wireless carriers in trademark litigation and related matters.

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Experience

  • MetroPCS v. Othman, et al., 16CV00442-B (N.D. Tx. June 6, 2017) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment against defendants Abdalgader Othman and Bluetooth Worldwide, Inc. of $1,388,728.94 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. SNS Communications, Inc., et al., 15CV06967-ENV-RER (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 20, 2017) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $2,077,740.00 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • Milce v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 183 So. 3d 1256 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016). Affirming judgment for plaintiff entered after trial. Holding, as a matter of first impression, that Florida Rule 1.420(d) requires the entry of a cost judgment before its stay provisions become effective.
  • Streicher v. U.S. Bank, N.A., as Trustee, 666 F. App'x 844, 845 (11th Cir. 2016).  Affirming summary judgment in favor of investor based on holding that dismissal for lack of standing pursuant to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.420(b) is not res judicata.
  • Giourgas v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., No. 14-23569-CIV-KING, 2015 WL 5439164 (S.D. Fla. Sept. 11, 2015).  Dismissal with prejudice of borrowers’ claims including FDUTPA, RESPA and fraud based upon trial period plan not resulting in permanent modification.
  • Whittaker v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2014 WL 5426497 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 23, 2014). Entering summary judgment in favor of Wells Fargo on RESPA and TILA claims.
  • Bloch v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al., 755 F. 3d 886 (11th Cir. 2014). Affirming summary judgment in favor of investor and servicer. Holding no private right of action under HAMP and trial period plan (TPP) offer letter cannot form basis for binding contract or grounds for promissory estoppel.
  • Citron v. Wachovia Mortgage Corporation, 922 F. Supp. 2d 1309 (M.D. Fla. Feb. 12, 2013). Judgment entered in favor of WMC after trial before U.S. District Court. District Court rejected testimony of borrowers as not credible, held that borrowers waived right of rescission under TILA, and entered judgment in favor of lender providing for foreclosure on property.
  • Represented financial institutions in class action cases involving claims of unfair business practices and related matters, including mortgage loan origination and servicing, lender-placed insurance, fraud and other claims arising under state and federal laws.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
    • Chair, Business Law Section, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee, Pro Bono and Public Service Project Subcommittee
    • Chair, Business Law Section, Young Lawyers Committee, Diversity Subcommittee
    • Business Law Today, Editorial Board
  • Caribbean Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD),(2018)

Credentials

Education
  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2006)
  • Lehigh University (B.A., with honors, 2003)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Florida State Courts

Background

  • Litigation Associate, Herrick, Feinstein LLP, New York (2006-2008) 
  • Summer Associate, Herrick, Feinstein LLP, New York (2005)

Disclaimer

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