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Langley v. Prudential Mortgage Capital Co., LLC, 08-5032

In a case involving two sizeable real estate loans by defendant-lender to plaintiff-borrower, a ruling finding that the contracts at issue were invalid and declining to enforce forum selection clauses is vacated and remanded for consideration of a motion to enforce the clauses where, for purposes of deciding the issue concerning the enforcement of the forum selection clauses, both Rate Lock Agreements constituted valid and enforceable contracts.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/27/2008
  • Published 10/27/2008

Judges

  • Before: MERRITT, MOORE, and ROGERS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • ARGUED:  William W. Allen, Gess, Mattingly & Atchison, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellant.  P. Douglas Barr, Stoll Keenon Ogden, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellees.   ON BRIEF:  Steven M. Collins, Daniel F. Diffley, Grant T. Stein, Alston & Bird, Atlanta, Georgia, Barbara B. Edelman, David J. Treacy, Dinsmore & Shohl, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellant.  P. Douglas Barr, Robert M. Watt III, Shannon A. Singleton, Stoll Keenon Ogden, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellees.