Through her consumer finances and commercial litigation practice, Kimberly Hansen manages litigation throughout the United States on behalf of financial institutions. She creates cost-effective litigation outcomes with expertise in both state and federal consumer finance law. 

Capabilities

Biography

Kimberly M. Hansen represents clients in consumer financial services, securities and commercial litigation matters. Kim has unique experience defending lenders and loan servicers in mortgage-related litigation arising from consumer protection laws. Her litigation proficiency includes:

·        Truth in Lending Act (TILA)

·        Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA)

·        Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

·        Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

·        Unfair Trade Practices statutes

She is passionate about helping clients understand and navigate the law successfully.

Before returning to Utah, Kimberly was a commercial litigation associate practicing in Connecticut and Rhode Island, where she acted as local counsel for five national clients handling product liability litigation in state and federal court. 

Experience

Litigation Strategies for National Clients

Successfully manages high volume litigation for national clients implementing litigation strategies that will meet goals to mitigate litigation risks and develop favorable law.

Successful Federal Jury Trial Involving Fraud and Unlawful Trade Practices

Member of trial team in successful federal jury trial involving claims for fraud and violations of the Oregon Unlawful Trade Practices Act in which plaintiff sought over $5 million in economic, non-economic, and punitive damages related to the servicing of her mortgage. Jury returned a complete defense verdict.

Drafted and assisted with briefing for multiple state and federal appellate matters.

Accomplishments

Academic

S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, J.D., 2004;

Outstanding Achievement Award Torts

Outstanding Achievement Award Contracts

Law Review

Moot Court

 

Brigham Young University, B.A., Political Science, 2000

Cum Laude

Utah Intercollegiate Assembly Outstanding Delegate Award

Associations

Professional

Women Lawyers of Utah, work life balance, committee member

Pro Bono Attorney at Landlord/Tenant Court

Credentials

Licensed

Utah
Connecticut
Rhode Island

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law