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Pending Cases Involving the Board of Governors

This list of pending cases does not include suits against the Federal Reserve Banks in which the Board of Governors is not named a party.

Perry v. Board of Governors, et al., No. 16-cv-1661 (D.D.C., filed August 16, 2016). Claim for wrongful termination of long term disability benefits.

Richardson v. Board of Governors et al., No 16-cv-00867 (D.D.C., filed May 9, 2016). Claims arising out of termination of employment.

Haase v. Bank of America, et al., No 16-DCV-231823 (District Court for Fort Bend County, Texas, filed April 25, 2016). Case raising claims resulting from mortgage foreclosure.

Burford v. Yellen, No. 15-cv-02074 (D.D.C., filed December 1, 2015). Employment discrimination claim.

The Loan Syndications and Trading Association v. Board of Governors, No. 16-cv-00652 (D.D.C., transferred from D.C. Circuit on March 18, 2016). Administrative Procedure Act challenge to the credit risk retention rules issued under Section 941 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

Richardson v. Board of Governors, No. 14-cv-01673 (D.D.C., filed October 8, 2014). Employment discrimination claim.

Community Financial Services Association of America, Ltd., v. Board of Governors, No. 14-cv-00853 (D.D.C., filed June 11, 2014). Administrative Procedure Act challenge to actions of the Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency that allegedly disadvantage payday lenders.

WMI Liquidating Trust v. Board of Governors, No. 13-cv-01706 (W.D. Washington, filed September 20, 2013). Action for a declaratory judgment regarding golden parachute payments. On July 3, 2014, the action was transferred to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Adv. Pro. No. 14-50435-MFW (Bankr. D. Del.)), and on March 19, 2015, the District Court withdrew the reference and took jurisdiction of the matter (No. 14-cv-01097).

Ferrer v. Bernanke, No. 13-cv-22975 (S.D. Fla., filed July 30, 2013). Claim on behalf of putative class of mortgagors that the Board's Independent Foreclosure Review and related enforcement actions failed to provide sufficient benefits to borrowers. On October 28, 2014, the district court granted the Board's motion to dismiss the action. On November 25, 2014, the plaintiffs filed a notice of appeal (Eleventh Circuit, No. 14-15325). On April 11, 2016, the Court of Appeals granted the Board's motion to dismiss it as a party to the appeal.

Crisman v. Board of Governors, No. 12-cv-1871 (D.D.C., filed November 19, 2012). Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act case.

Artis v. Greenspan, No. 15-5260 (D.C. Cir., notice of appeal filed September 19, 2015). Appeal of dismissal of plaintiffs' Equal Employment Opportunity claims. On December 21, 2015, the Court of Appeals summarily affirmed the district court's dismissal. On June 20, 2016, the plaintiffs filed a petition for certiorari (No. 15-1543).

Last update: September 12, 2016