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Amy Sabbota Gottlieb

Amy Sabbota Gottlieb focuses her practice on commercial litigation with particular emphasis on representing financial services companies in a variety of areas including loan servicing claims, lender liability, coverage disputes, contract and tort claims. Ms. Gottlieb advises and defends clients in the area of consumer finance litigation, including federal lending laws and regulatory compliance, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) compliance issues. She has extensive experience representing investors, financial institutions, mortgage lenders, loan servicers and real property owners with respect to commercial and residential foreclosures, land contract forfeitures, evictions, deed-in-lieu of foreclosure, workouts, credit issues and loan servicing.

In addition, Ms. Gottlieb’s experience includes defending title insurance underwriters involving disputes related to title insurance policies, representing commercial and residential property owners in quiet title actions and other equitable actions, construction litigation and cases involving breach of contract, negligence, tort law and insurance claims.

Education & Credentials


University of Michigan

B.A., 1996
  • With Distinction

Chicago-Kent College of Law

J.D., 1999

Bar Admission

  • Michigan
  • Illinois
  • New York

Representative Clients

  • Amena Capital Group LLC
  • Bank of America, N.A.
  • CardWorks Servicing, LLC
  • CitiMortgage, Inc.
  • Harley Davidson Financial Services, Inc
  • National Asset Advisors, LLC
  • Specialized Asset Management, LLC
  • Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC
  • SunTrust Bank
  • SunTrust Mortgage, Inc.

Prominent Assignments

Obtained successful resolution in favor of lender accused of misrepresentation, violations of truth in lending and consumer protection acts, and collection practices act.

Represented national corporation and favorably resolved a contractual dispute involving the parties' respective obligations under the controlling agreement.

Counseled and represented clients on matters related to the application of consumer finance laws, foreclosure, mortgage fraud, contract law, lien priority disputes, tax liens and title insurance.

Successfully obtained dismissal of lawsuits against servicers and mortgage lenders alleging claims of fraud, breach of contract, negligence, slander of title, conversion, trespass, defamation and violations.

Achieved successful outcomes for clients in both state and federal courts, in actions heard at the appellate level and in facilitations before private mediators.

Professional Involvement

  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • American Inns of Court, Detroit Chapter, Barrister, 2013-2014
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

Community Involvement

  • Executive Board Member, Hillel Day School Board of Trustees


  • Presenter, “Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Compliance Issues in 2016,” The Knowledge Group
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