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Misha is a leading appellate attorney with an accomplished track record before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, and state courts. He is a nationally recognized authority on administrative law and political law issues.

In a much anticipated decision released September 8, an en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s decision that a debt collector’s outsourcing of its letter process to a third-party mail vendor violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s (FDCPA) prohibition on third-party disclosure and ruled that plaintiff Hunstein

On February 22, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held oral argument in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services Inc. (Case Number 19-14434). Almost a year ago, on April 21, 2021, the Court of Appeals issued the original Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services Inc. opinion, which held that (1) a consumer

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument today in Duguid v. Facebook to decide, once and for all, whether an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS), as defined in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), requires a random or sequential number generator.

Background

In its late 2018 Marks decision, the Ninth Circuit found that storage of

Today, in Rotkiske v. Klemm et al., case number 18-328, the Supreme Court of the United States confirmed the one-year time limit for filing a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) suit generally begins to run when the alleged violation occurs, not when it is discovered.

Citing the FDCPA’s statutory provision that claims