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David L. Permut

Goodwin Procter LLP

Washington, DC, USA

David Permut, a partner in the firm's Litigation Department, is resident in Goodwin Procter's Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Permut specializes in general civil litigation, with particular emphasis on the defense of financial institutions in consumer financial services class actions. He also specializes in antitrust litigation.

As a member of the firm's Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice, Mr. Permut has defended a variety of putative nationwide class actions arising under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (RESPA), state unfair and deceptive acts and practices laws (UDAP), and other consumer lending statutes and regulations. He also has represented a number of financial institutions in contested matters before federal and state administrative agencies. In addition, Mr. Permut has defended putative class actions and both civil and criminal actions brought under various federal and state antitrust laws.

Mr. Permut is a member of the American Bar Association and other state and local bar associations.

Mr. Permut served as Notes Editor for the Virginia Law Review. He has appeared as a panelist at a number of continuing legal education seminars and industry and trade association meetings, including the Conference on Consumer Finance Law and the America's Community Banker's National

Mr. Permut is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also a member of the bars of the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and First Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, the District of Maryland, the District of Massachusetts and the Western District of Michigan.

  • J.D., 1993 University of Virginia School of Law
    • (Order of the Coif)
  • A.B., 1990 Dartmouth College
    • (cum laude)

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