Dennis A. Amore

Associate

New York, NY
156 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
P 212.237.1204 F 212.262.1215
P 212.237.1204 F 212.262.1215

Experience

Dennis represents corporate and institutional clients in complex commercial and financial services litigation. He also regularly defends claims involving alleged violations of federal statutes, including Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), among others. In addition, Dennis represents clients in matters before the federal bankruptcy courts, including adversary proceedings.

Prior to Windels Marx, Dennis practiced at a boutique litigation firm. 

Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended a federal civil litigation involving alleged breach of fiduciary duty, resulting in the dismissal of action with prejudice.
  • Successfully defended a state appeal involving a civil interpleader action, resulting in affirming the lower court's grant of summary judgment dismissing counterclaims for breach of contract and negligence.
  • Successfully defended a state civil litigation involving alleged fraudulent conveyances and wage dispute claims, resulting in dismissal of action with prejudice.

Authored

  • "Default Mortgage Servicing of Litigated Matters in the COVID-19 Era," The Business Lawyer, Volume 76, Issue 2, Spring 2021.

Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association

Recognition

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" in the Banking Category (2020-2021)
  • While in law school: CALI Award Recipient for Excellence in Advanced Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic, and the Global Conflict Resolution Course

Practices

Education

  • J.D., Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, 2011
  • B.S., Accounting, cum laude, State University of New York at Albany, 2008

Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit