Thomas E. Loeser is a partner at Hagens Berman where his practice focuses on class actions, False Claims Act (FCA) and whistleblower cases, consumer protection and identity-theft/privacy. Mr. Loeser has successfully litigated class-action lawsuits against mortgage lenders, appraisal management companies, national banks, home builders, hospitals, medical imaging companies, title insurers and data processors.
Mr. Loeser is currently prosecuting consumer protection class-action cases against several banks, lenders, loan servicing companies and payment processors. He is also handling False Claims Act whistleblower suits now under seal.
Mr. Loeser has been trying cases in federal and state courts for 13 years, first in San Francisco and Los Angeles, and since 2007, in Seattle. He has been lead counsel in numerous federal jury trials and has presented over a dozen cases to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, Mr. Loeser was a member of the Cyber and Intellectual Property Crimes Section and regularly appeared in the Central District trial courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Since joining Hagens Berman in early 2008, Mr. Loeser has investigated and prosecuted cases against builders, lenders, banks, appraisal management companies, title insurers, medical services providers and escrow companies for profiteering and other fraud at the expense of borrowers, home-owners and the government. Mr. Loeser has settled cases that have returned tens of millions to hundreds of thousands of consumers and more than $100 million to the government.