Christopher Somma

Christopher is an Associate with PIB Law and concentrates his practice on real estate, consumer financial services litigation, and bankruptcy. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the States of New Hampshire and Maine, the United States District Court for the Districts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the First and Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

 

Prior to joining PIB Law, Christopher was a senior attorney in the Boston office of Goodwin Procter LLP, where he focused on consumer financial services litigation, real estate, and bankruptcy.

 

As a commercial real estate attorney, Christopher assists financial institutions in real estate finance, dispositions, development and leasing. He has represented multiple financial institutions and insurance companies in making commercial loans, office, retail, and student housing development projects, and the financial restructuring of commercial real estate loans.

 

When commercial loan borrowers default, Christopher assists his clients in all aspects of commercial and bankruptcy litigation. He brings substantial experience representing both lenders and businesses in attachment, replevin, injunctions and seizures and commercial and UCC foreclosure sales. His bankruptcy experience includes representing creditors in preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, proof of claim disputes and motions for relief.

 

On the consumer real estate side, Christopher represents lenders and services in a variety of mortgage-related litigation, including claims and defenses under the federal Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and various state consumer protection statutes. He has litigated over 100 lender liability based cases in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts throughout New England.

 

Christopher received his Juris Doctor from the University of New Hampshire. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Bates College.

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