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  • Education
    • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 1996
    • B.A., summa cum laude, Creighton University, 1993
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1996
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2002
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2006
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1996
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2002

Llynn White is committed to clients’ bottom lines, and she works hard to balance their often competing needs.  As a litigator with over 18 years of experience, she has been a strong advocate both inside and outside of the courtroom, counseling clients in the areas of creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, real estate litigation, and general commercial litigation. Llynn partners with clients to solve their problems.

 

She has represented clients including:

  • Local and national financial institutions and leasing companies
  • State and federal savings banks

  • Loan servicers

  • Community banks

  • Mortgage companies

  • Mortgage brokers

  • Property managers

  • Court-appointed receivers

  • Small businesses

She is committed to clients, and they can count on her to deliver results. On behalf of clients, Llynn has obtained judgments and settlements totaling millions of dollars in loan enforcement and asset recovery actions.

 

She has significant experience in:

  • Loan workouts
  • Asset recovery, attachment, and replevin actions

  • Power of sale and judicial foreclosures

  • Receiverships actions and receiver issues in bankruptcy

  • Creditor representation in contested Chapter 7,11,13 bankruptcy cases

  • Creditor’s bill and collection proceedings

  • Fraud, misrepresentation and Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (UFTA) claims

  • Breach of contract actions

  • Quiet title and reformation actions
  • Temporary restraining orders
  • Preliminary and permanent injunctions
  • Lender liability claims
  • Real estate and commercial landlord/tenant litigation

  • Mechanics lien litigation
  • Contempt proceedings

Llynn also has experience arguing before the Missouri Supreme Court (en banc), the Missouri Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Additionally, she has represented lenders in connection with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).

  • Successfully utilized receivership proceedings on behalf of a secured lender to manage, operate, and ultimately sell a residential apartment complex with more than 1,300 units as an alternative to foreclosure, which resulted in full payoff of the amounts due to lender.
  • Successfully defended lender against significant claims brought by guarantors for violation of the ECOA (Reg B) and for misrepresentation and breach of good faith and fair dealing for failing to disclose information concerning the borrower’sfinancial condition.
  • Successfully defended secured lender, assignee of a failed bank under the FDIC, against claims by borrower that certain notes and deeds of trust were not properly assigned to lender, that there was no consideration for the assignment, and that theassignee failed to pay book value for the asset.
  • Aggressively utilized the Illinois Credit Agreements Act to defeat various lender liability actions and class actions.
  • Represented a national manufacturing tenant in successfully delaying an unlawful detainer trial for more than 12 months, giving the tenant time to relocate on its own terms.
Publication and Presentations Icon Publications & Presentations
Missouri Banking Litigation Update
presented to Missouri Bankers Association
2003