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Nancy Terrill - Expert Witness (Continued)

Banking Expert Witness - Nancy D. Terrill (Continued)

Ms. Terrill spent 15 of her 25 year banking career in the Special Assets Division working on resolution of the problem loan portfolio.  During that time, she was involved in hundreds of litigation matters including foreclosure and other collection litigation, bank fraud matters and lender liability cases.  She progressed to the level of National Manager of the Special Assets Division of KeyBank NA where she had management responsibility over 130 employees serving a loan portfolio of $3 billion at the peak.

Over the past 10 years since leaving banking, Ms. Terrill has been retained as an expert witness and consultant in litigation matters throughout the United States, with most opportunities coming from referrals from satisfied customers.  She has represented banks and debtors, Plaintiffs and Defendants. 

Nancy D. Terrill’s Expert Witness Areas of Expertise include:

  • Banking Standards Policies and Procedures, focused on problem loan workout
  • Bank Management Policies and Procedures 

A partial list of topics of testimony:

  • Loan Transactions:  Corporate Lending, Leasing
  • Lender Liability
  • Fraud
  • Bank Ethics Violations
  • Fiduciary Issues
  • Loan Officer Conduct, Responsibilities and Obligations
  • Bank responsibilities to customers of their borrowers
  • Agent/Participant Loan Obligations
  • Deepening Insolvency and Timeline Issues
  • Bank Client Privacy
  • Banking Ethics
  • Bank Responsibilities and Obligations to Loan Guarantors
  • Agent/Participant Responsibilities and Obligations


  • Master in Business Administration/Finance degree from Cleveland State University
  • Bachelors of Arts degree in International Business at Lake Erie College – high honors - including studies at La Universidad de Salamanca, Spain and L’IUT de Saint Die des Vosges in Nancy, France 
  • Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) designation which provides evidence of an individual's commitment to the turnaround and corporate renewal industry and also attests to a level of expertise that non-certified professionals may find difficult to prove.
  • Ongoing professional education requirements from various banking and legal seminars