• North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • The Cherokee Court, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Thomas G. Hooper

T: 704.417.3107
F: 704.377.4814
Bank of America Corporate Center
42nd Floor
100 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Tom Hooper is a partner in the Charlotte office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.  His practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation and consumer and commercial financial services litigation. Mr. Hooper has represented clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts and in arbitration.

Representative Cases

The following is a selected sampling of recent cases and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future litigation matter:

  • Defended a financial institution in first case in which U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit squarely addressed Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) preemption of state-law claims
  • Represented financial institutions in cases involving federal statutes and regulations—including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), and Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP)—and state common-law and statutory claims—including claims for breach of contract, fraud, and negligent misrepresentation, and claims under the North Carolina Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act, the North Carolina Debt Collection Act, and North Carolina’s materialmen’s lien statutes
  • Represented lenders in connection with commercial and consumer non-judicial foreclosure proceedings and in multi-million dollar actions to recover on secured and unsecured commercial notes and guaranties
  • Represented insurance companies in litigation concerning coverage under commercial general liability, life, and title insurance policies