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Jonathan Hoffmann’s practice focuses on consumer and financial services litigation, including individual and class action lawsuits under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). He also regularly advises clients on compliance issues and best practices.

Two recent opinions show that litigants should always determine whether compelling arbitration is viable tactic in fighting claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In Fridman v. Uber Tech. Inc., two plaintiffs—one a former driver, the other a rejected applicant—sued Uber regarding unsolicited text messages to their cell phones, allegedly in violation of

On May 7, 2019, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a much anticipated proposed rule  regarding the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The proposed rule marks a momentous development for debt collection and the accounts receivable management industry generally. Before delving into some high level specifics on the over five-hundred page proposal, it’s

In Pozzuolo v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently dismissed the named plaintiff of a putative class action for lack of standing to bring suit. Pozzuolo sought to represent a class of individuals who received validation notice letters from Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC (PRA), which arguably ran afoul of the