Nathalie K. Salomon
Ms. Salomon is an experienced civil litigator, with considerable court experience, who has worked extensively defending corporate clients in banking and real estate disputes for over a decade. Ms. Salomon’s practice includes a focus on business disputes, employment matters, and fiduciary disputes. She has successfully argued before both the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court
Education And Distinctions
- University of Paris XII School of Law (France), J.D.
- Boston University School of Law, LL.M. in Banking and Financial Law
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, 2021
- Named Massachusetts Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2015
More About Nathalie K. Salomon
Ms. Salomon has extensive experience in the areas of banking and real estate. She has represented many banking and lending institutions in connection with claims involving foreclosure, mortgages, lender liability, the Massachusetts Consumer and Credit Cost Disclosure Act, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act, the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act.
In her real estate practice, Ms. Salomon’s has represented clients in partition and easement actions.
In her fiduciary practice, Ms. Salomon has represented individuals in family trust disputes.
Ms. Salomon has native-speaker proficiency in French.
Cases of Note
- Represented individual and corporate clients in connection with a business dispute and successfully obtained the return of a large inventory wrongfully withheld.
- Represented individual client in connection with a real estate dispute (petition to partition). Resolved dispute in terms favorable to client shortly after bringing suit.
- Represented individual clients in fiduciary dispute. Resolved dispute in terms favorable to client shortly after bringing suit.
- Represented individual client in real estate dispute (easement). Resolved dispute in terms favorable to client without the need to bring suit.
- Obtained judgment of dismissal in favor of a financial institution against claims that a new notice to cure default must be sent if the foreclosure is not completed within a certain period of time. The Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed the decision in Cruz v. Bank of New York Mellon Trust Co., Nat. Ass’n, 32 N.E. 3d 370 (2015) (Rules 1:28 decision).
- In May v. SunTrust Mortg., Inc., 467 Mass. 756 (2014), obtained favorable answer to questions of law certified to the Supreme Judicial Court by the Bankruptcy Court, leading to the successful defense of a financial institution in the Bankruptcy Court against claim of violation of the Massachusetts Credit Cost Disclosure Act.
- Obtained judgment of dismissal in favor of lender against claim of lack of standing to foreclose that the Massachusetts Appeals Court subsequently upheld. Jordan v. Aurora Loan Services, LLC, 46 N.E. 3d 115 (2016) (Rule 1:28 decision).
- Obtained judgment of dismissal in favor of lender finding that a borrower who is not in the military cannot appear in Service Members Civil Relief Act proceedings to challenge lender’s standing to foreclose, which dismissal the Supreme Judicial Court affirmed. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. Trustee v. Matt, 464 Mass. 193 (2013).
- Obtained judgment of dismissal in favor of lender in Bankruptcy Court claiming violations of Federal Debt Collection Practices Act and Fair Credit Reporting Act.
- Prevailed in a trial in Bankruptcy Court against national bank that resulted in judgment in favor of client.
- Successfully defeated preliminary injunctions seeking to prevent foreclosure and defended lenders in a wide variety of lender liability claims.
- Successfully defended a national bank against claims that the assignment of mortgage was invalid. The Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed the dismissal. Boulanger v. Wells Fargo, N.A., 88 Mass. App. Ct. 1108 (2015) (Rule 1:28 decision).
Professional Activities and Associations
- Member, Boston Bar Association
- Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
- Member, French American Chamber of Commerce
- Member, FBWN – Women in Business Network
- Member, Ellevate (invest in women)
- Admitted to the Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York state bars, the United States District Court for the Districts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Districts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.