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Craig  L. Steinfeld

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Litigation
Banking and Financial Services
Art, Media and Entertainment Law

EDUCATION

  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. (1992)
  • University of Delaware, B.S. (1988)

ADMISSIONS

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Craig L. Steinfeld
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  • Banking Alert November 2019
    11/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Appellate Division Reverses Dismissal of Complaint Seeking Repayment of Loans as Time-Barred
    • Federal Court Dismisses Borrower’s Complaint and Sanctions Borrower’s Counsel
    • Appellate Division Rejects Upholds Denial of Motion to Vacate Final Judgment of Foreclosure After Sheriff’s Sale

  • Banking Alert October 2019
    10/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms Priority of Bank’s Mortgage Lien Over Marital Possessory Interest
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Rejects Challenge to Foreclosure Action Based on Unclean Hands Doctrine
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Reverses Grant of Summary Judgment and Final Judgment of Foreclosure Due to Competing Notes Submitted to Court

  • Banking Alert September 2019
    09/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Federal Court Dismisses FDCPA and CFA claims Under Rooker-Feldman Doctrine
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms Dismissal of Claim for Failure to Pay on a Dishonored Check
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Refuses to Vacate Final Judgment of Foreclosure Despite Mistakenly Filed Satisfaction of Mortgage

  • Banking Alert August 2019
    08/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Appellate Division Finds Service of NOI Deficient in Foreclosure Action
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms Final Judgment of Foreclosure
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Finds that Borrower Lacks Standing to Challenge Transfer of Mortgage in Foreclosure Action

  • Banking Alert July 2019
    07/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Appellate Division Rejects Homeowner’s Arguments That Assignee Did Not Have Standing to Foreclose
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Finds Subsequent Mortgagee That Recorded First is Not Entitled to Priority in Foreclose Action
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Bank in Residential Foreclosure Action

  • Banking Alert June 2019
    06/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Federal Court Dismisses UCC and Common Law Claims Against Depository Bank
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Refuses to Dismiss Foreclosure Complaint That Did Not Contain Allegations Concerning Assignments of Mortgage
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Declines to Set Aside Sheriff’s Sale and Permit Redemption of Foreclosed Property

  • Banking Alert May 2019
    05/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms Dismissal of Guarantors' Counterclaims Asserted After the Parties Settled the Matter
    • Plaintiff-Borrower Survives Motion to Dismiss FDCPA Claims Against Law Firm That Filed Underlying Foreclosure Action
    • New Jersey Passes Into Law a Series of Reforms Directed at Foreclosure Process

  • Banking Alert April 2019
    04/2019

    In This Issue:

    • New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms Denial of Motion to Set Aside Sheriff's Sale Based on Alleged Agreement to Reinstate Mortgage
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Reverses Summary Judgment in Favor of Issuer of Allegedly Dishonored Check
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Finds Bank Not Required to Disgorge Payments Received From Borrower in Excess of Foreclosure Judgment

  • Banking Alert March 2019
    03/2019

    In This Issue:

    • United States Supreme Court Rules Law Firm Filing Nonjudicial Foreclosure Action Not Subject to FDCPA
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Rejects Borrower's Challenge to Mortgage Assignment Agreement in Defense of Foreclosure Action
    • New Jersey Appellate Division Finds Bank Has Standing to Foreclose

  • Sherman Wells congratulates fourteen firm attorneys that have been selected among the 2018 NJ Super Lawyers and the 2018 Rising Stars List
    05/2018

    Sherman Wells congratulates eight firm attorneys that have been selected among the 2018 NJ Super Lawyers and six firm attorneys that have been selected among the 2018 Rising Stars.

    We are delighted to add that two firm Partners have been noted for receiving special recognition, Partners, Andrew Stamelman & Sandra Brown Sherman have been included on this year's New Jersey Super Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers list and Partner, Sandra Brown Sherman was included on the Top 50 Women Lawyers in the State list.

  • New Jersey 2017 Super Lawyers Recognize 13 Sherman Wells Attorneys
    04/2017

    We are delighted to announce that 13 of our lawyers have been recognized by New Jersey 2017 Super Lawyers, with three of our partners receiving special recognition.

  • Sherman Wells Proudly Announces New Partners & Counsel
    01/2016

    In This Issue:

    • Sherman Wells Announces New Partners & Counsel

  • Craig Steinfeld Installed as Banking Law Section Chair
    05/2015

    Counsel Craig Steinfeld was installed as the new Chair of the Banking Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association at the section’s annual meeting in Atlantic City on May 15, 2015. The Banking Law Section promotes the objectives of the New Jersey Bar Association in the field of banking law, including the dissemination and discussion of specialized information and knowledge and promoting remedial law and procedures for the banking industry. Prior to being installed as Chair, Craig served for two years as Vice-Chair of the section.