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New York Metro Attorney Honored by 2018 Super Lawyers

September 13, 2018

Shipman & Goodwin LLP attorney Stephen M. Forte has been recognized by 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers as a New York Metro Rising Star in the area of General Litigation. Mr. Forte is Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, and focuses his practice primarily on commercial and business litigation in the state and federal courts with an emphasis on lender liability and creditors’ rights litigation and defense of federal and state regulatory and consumer protection statutes, including high-cost loan and consumer fraud acts and various federal statutes. Mr. Forte also has extensive experience handling appeals, consumer finance litigation, residential and commercial foreclosure, loss mitigation/workouts and contract disputes, as well as providing general counsel advice to startup businesses. In addition, he is a member of the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection Team, where he provides guidance on data privacy issues with respect to financial institutions or finance-related matters.

Based on a multi-phased selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, Super Lawyers identifies outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are the top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

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