Federal Trade Commission

BuckleySandler’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) practice focuses on representing clients in litigation and enforcement matters involving allegations of predatory or discriminatory lending, as well as other deceptive or unfair practices before the FTC’s Divisions of Financial Practices and Privacy and Identity Protection.

Our FTC practice covers the following areas:

Recent representative matters include numerous FTC actions, including two major mortgage servicing cases:

  • Represented defendant in an FTC Consent Decree resolution of lawsuit alleging unfair and deceptive trade practices as well as violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and Truth in Lending Act in connection with the servicing of residential mortgages.
  • Represented defendant in an FTC Consent Decree resolution of lawsuit alleging unfair and deceptive trade practices regarding mortgage loan servicing and collections.
  • Represented defendant in the resolution of a nationwide class action lawsuit alleging predatory lending activities in connection with real estate secured and personal loans. Matter resolved as part of global nationwide settlement, including a related FTC lawsuit.
  • Advice and counseling on FTC compliance with payment system and processing rules and regulations.

Related Professionals

Name Title Phone Office
Hletko, Valerie L. Partner DC: 202.349.8054 Washington, DC
Klubes, Benjamin B. Partner 202.349.8002 Washington, DC
McGinn, Elizabeth E. Partner DC: 202.349.7968 Washington, DC
Olson, Benjamin K. Partner 202.349.7924 Washington, DC
Previn, Matthew P. Partner 212.600.2310 New York, NY
Rogers, Michelle L. Partner 202.349.8013 Washington, DC
Sandler, Andrew L. Chairman & Executive Partner 202.349.8001 Washington, DC
Schilling, Andrew W. Partner 212.600.2330 New York, NY
Tucker, Jonice Gray Partner 202.349.8005 Washington, DC
Zalenski, Walter E. Partner 202.461.2910 Washington, DC
Jerison, Jonathan D. Senior Counsel 202.349.8015 Washington, DC
Whitaker, R. David Senior Counsel 312.924.9845 Chicago, IL
Bell, Marshall T. Counsel 202.461.2997 Washington, DC
Reynolds, Antonio J. Counsel 202.461.2952 Washington, DC
Shreve, James T. Counsel 312.924.9836 Chicago, IL
Viswanatha, Veena Counsel 202.461.2947 Washington, DC
Kumar, Dana Walsh Associate 212.600.2374 New York, NY
Quigley, Lauren E. Associate 312.924.9866 Chicago, IL
Yankov, Tihomir Associate 202.349.7936 Washington, DC

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