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Rachel is an attorney in the firm's Consumer Financial Services Practice Group, where she represents clients in consumer financial services law, collections disputes, and commercial litigation in both the federal and state courts. She also represents creditors in bankruptcy courts throughout the U.S., primarily Motions of Relief from Stay and Objections to Confirmation, as well as handling adversary proceedings.

A district court in the Northern District of California recently denied in part a motion for judgment on the pleadings in a case alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and California’s Rosenthal Act involving collection texts sent to a consumer.

In Ronald Cupp v. First National

In Snyder v. LVNV Funding LLC, et al., the plaintiff filed a putative class action lawsuit against LVNV Funding LLC (LVNV) and Sequium Asset Solutions, LLC (SAS), alleging a letter from SAS offering a settlement of her debt violated sections 1692e(2)(A) and 1692g(a)(1) of the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The court held

Allowable statutory damages under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) have a floor of $500 and, generally speaking, determining total damages is a simple math calculation. In the class action scenario, however, this damages number can become very significant very quickly. But a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit suggests that, in some circumstances, an