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Jennifer Janeira Nagle

Fax +1.617.261.3175

Ms. Nagle is a partner in the litigation department of the firm's Boston office. She concentrates her practice in complex commercial litigation, with emphases in financial institutions and services litigation and class action litigation defense. Ms. Nagle has also counseled clients on compliance with various consumer financial services laws, and in connection with government inquiries into various servicing practices.

Ms. Nagle regularly represents banking, mortgage lending, and consumer financial services institutions in consumer class actions and individual litigation matters in federal and state court actions throughout the United States, including California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Ms. Nagle has experience representing institutions in suits under various federal and state consumer statutes, including the Truth in Lending Act ("TILA”), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act ("RESPA"), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA’), the False Claims Act (“FCA”), the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), as well as in suits arising from the federal government’s Home Affordable Modification Program (“HAMP”). Ms. Nagle’s representations also include litigation arising under state statutory law (including state unfair and deceptive acts and practices statutes), state common law (including contract, tort, and product liability), and the Uniform Commercial Code. Ms. Nagle has also advised clients regarding the implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures, or TRID.

Ms. Nagle has participated in jury and bench trials in cases in state and federal court, has appeared before state and federal courts in a variety of proceedings, and has represented clients in settlement negotiations and mediations. Ms. Nagle has also managed extensive discovery for clients, including written discovery, deposition practice, and complex discovery issues related to electronically stored information. Ms. Nagle has prepared and submitted appellate briefs to various Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Ms. Nagle also has experience representing clients in the areas of product liability and labor & employment through all phases of litigation, and via counseling and training.

Professional Background

Ms. Nagle joined K&L Gates in September of 2007.

Speaking Engagements

  • The Mortgage Lifecycle: Litigation Hotspots From Origination Through Foreclosure, Powerpoint Webinar Presentation, by Irene C. Freidel, Brian M. Forbes, Robert W. Sparkes, III, and Jennifer Janeira Nagle, February 24, 2016.
  • Defense of national lender in a series of class actions alleging violations of various federal consumer statutes and state consumer protection statutes, including California's Unfair Competition Law, as well as various state common law claims, including for breach of contract, negligence, and promissory estoppel, arising out of claims that borrowers failed to receive permanent loan modifications under the federal Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).
  • Defense of national lender in qui tam action alleging violations of the False Claims Act, arising out of claims related to loans originated pursuant to Veterans’ Administration programming.
  • Defense of national lender in class actions alleging violations of RESPA in connection with the provision of services through an affiliated business arrangement.
  • Defense of regional lender in class action alleging violations of RESPA in connection with the purported provision of kickbacks in exchange for referrals for services.
  • Defense of national lender in class action alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and various state consumer protection statutes, as well as state breach of contract and promissory estoppel claims, arising out of allegations of improper review and processing of loan modification applications and improper servicing of loans pursuant to executed loan modifications.
  • Defense of national lender in HUD investigation regarding purported violations of the Fair Housing Act.
  • Counsel to national lender in connection with government inquiries concerning bankruptcy servicing practices and negotiations with the Executive Office of the United States Trustees.
  • Defense of national lender in various proceedings arising from purported factoring of accounts receivable and claims arising under the Uniform Commercial Code. 
  • Defense of national fitness equipment manufacturer in state proceedings arising from purported manufacturing defects.