Hansen, Matthew K.

Matthew K. Hansen


Partner

 

Overview

Matthew Hansen focuses his practices on complex commercial litigation, including class action defense, energy, antitrust, financial services, consumer protection, and consumer finance litigation. He also has experience in products liability and representing lenders, servicers, and an insurance company in lawsuits arising from hurricane-related property damage. His experience includes regularly defending claims arising under various consumer protection and debt collection statutes. Matthew also has particular experience defending lawsuits arising under the home equity provisions of the Texas Constitution. Matthew assists in handling both state and federal appeals. He represents his clients in responding to various regulatory complaints and advises clients across various industries regarding business practices and structure to minimize litigation risk and address compliance issues.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted in representing natural gas production company in multiple lawsuits, including class actions, involving royalty disputes
  • Assisted in representing international software provider in putative class actions alleging violations of multiple consumer protection statutes and related claims
  • Extensive experience representing national banks, mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, and investors in residential mortgage disputes involving alleged FDCPA, TILA, RESPA, FCRA, TDCA, and DTPA, violations, together with allegations of mortgage fraud, predatory lending, false credit reporting, improper collection, violations of various state and federal statutes, regulations, the home equity provisions of the Texas Constitution, and other lending and servicing errors
  • Experience representing lenders, servicers, and an insurance company in disputes arising from hurricane-related property damage
  • Assisted in representing national company whose subsidiaries specialize in the purchase and recovery of discharged consumer receivables in dispute arising under state and federal consumer protection statutes
  • Assisted in representing mortgage lender in administrative proceedings brought by state and federal agencies

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Associate, Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court (2014-2015)
  • Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Young Lawyers Association
  • Named, Rising Star by Super Lawyers (2018)

Community Leadership

  • Adult Leader, Boy Scout Troop 792