Overview

Cory W. Eichhorn is a partner in Holland & Knight's Miami office where he is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. Mr. Eichhorn has more than 15 years of experience as a commercial litigator representing clients in the financial services industry, including national banks, mortgage servicers, debt buyers, third-party debt collectors and other consumer finance companies.

Mr. Eichhorn focuses his practice on representing clients in class action and individual matters involving an array of consumer products and issues. He is highly experienced in defending claims brought under the Telephone Consumer Practices Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), and a variety of other federal and state laws governing financial services institutions. Mr. Eichhorn manages a team of litigation lawyers throughout the country for a number of clients. He has been lead counsel in numerous complex class action matters across the United States. Mr. Eichhorn uses vision and creativity on every matter to achieve each client's business objectives. He works closely with clients to understand the issues they are facing from a practical perspective. Mr. Eichhorn employs these methods to help clients reach their desired outcome in any given case, on time and on budget.

Mr. Eichhorn has published articles and spoken regularly on issues facing consumer finance companies. He also is devoted to the community and currently sits on the Executive Development Committee of the Special Olympics of Miami-Dade County and on the Vestry of St. Philip's Church and School in Coral Gables, Fla.

Experience

  • Defended a financial services company in claims brought in federal court under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) related to allegations the company faces throughout the country and obtained summary judgment in the company's favor
  • Defended a financial services company against a claim brought in federal court alleging the company filed a purported fraudulent information return with the IRS and obtained summary judgment in the company's favor

  • Defended the primary subsidiary of a publicly traded financial services company in multiple class actions wherein federal courts granted motions to compel arbitration and dismissed class allegations
  • Defended a financial services company in class action claims brought in federal court alleging violation of Florida's No Surcharge Statute and obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims
  • Defended a financial services company in a class action claims alleging unjust enrichment, fraud and violation of state unfair and deceptive trade practices act related to the purported failure of the company's affiliate to properly register as a corporation; removed matter to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act and obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims
  • Defended a national mortgage servicer in a class action in connection with claims alleging the company charged excessive amounts of force placed premiums on flood and hazard insurance related to residential properties; obtained dismissal of a majority of the claims asserted in the complaint and the order denying class certification as to remaining claims

Credentials

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Florida, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Memberships
  • The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Special Olympics Miami-Dade County, Resource Development Committee
  • Hearing and Speech Center of Florida, Board of Directors
Honors & Awards
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, Rising Star, 2010-2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated

Publications

Speaking Engagements

News