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Elizabeth is an associate in the Consumer Financial Services practice.  Elizabeth represents businesses big and small – from corporations to local partnerships. She is an experienced litigator with a background in complex matters ranging from corporate contract disputes, premises, negligence, fraud, and other business torts. She has appeared in state, federal, and multidistrict litigation.

On August 24, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia denied the defendant’s motion to dismiss claims asserted under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), holding that for claims based on collections suits, the statute of limitations does not begin to run until the consumer is served with a copy of

To keep you informed of recent activities, below are several of the most significant federal and state events that have influenced the Consumer Finance Services industry over the past week:

Federal Activities

State Activities

Federal Activities:

  • On September 21, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) outlined a plan for rulemaking under the Fair Credit Reporting

In Valentine v. Mullooly, Jeffrey, Rooney & Fylnn LLP the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey found that the plaintiff had not suffered an injury in fact and therefore lacked standing to assert a claim under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).