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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.

Few decisions in the world of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) have been more awaited than Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid, 592 U.S. — (2021). There, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) wrestled with the ultimate TCPA question: “whether [an automatic telephone dialing system] encompasses equipment that can ‘store’ and dial telephone

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