We Get Consumer Claims.
Our attorneys have successfully defended numerous consumer class actions.
Class Action and Consumer Litigation Defense
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg defends banks, creditors, and financial institutions in both individual and class-action lawsuits brought by consumers who have asserted violations of statutory and regulatory matters. RMG attorneys have successfully defended such claims in state and federal trial courts, as well as in in arbitration and mediation.
Experienced class action defense
Class-action lawsuits by nature are large, complex, and unwieldy. With millions of dollars at stake, a successful defense against these claims can be crucial to the defendant company’s survival. It is important that the firm you choose to defend against these matters has the resources to produce results in the face of countless challenges.
Throughout our 30 year history, we have defended class action lawsuits on grounds including, but not limited to:
- False advertising
- Unjust enrichment
- Breach of contract
- Pension disputes
- Consumer loan agreements
- Deceptive business practices
- Sale of ancillary financial services products
Defending against consumer claims
Consumer claims often have the advantage of clearly-worded federal law. Our firm has ample experience defending against claims based on alleged violations of federal consumer protection statutes including:
- Fair Housing Act (FHA)
- Truth in Lending Act (TILA)
- Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
- Fair Credit Reporting Transactions Act (FCRA)
- Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)
- Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)
- The Maryland Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
- The Maryland Consumer Protection Act (MCPA)
- The Maryland Secondary Mortgage Loan Law (SMLL)
- The Maryland Retail Installment Sales Act (RISA)
- The Maryland Credit Grantor Closed End Credit Provisions (CLEC)
- The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)
- The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
- The Maryland Telephone Consumer Protection Act (MTCPA)
- The Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Act (MCDCA)
Experienced Consumer Litigation Defense
Successful class action and consumer litigation defense depends largely on the firm chosen. Defendants will want to carefully consider the reputation of the law firm, particularly with regard to:
- Track Record
- Local Ties
- Legal acumen
At Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, we stand by our reputation on all fronts. We are known for dispensing with large class action consumer claims aggressively and swiftly. Threshold issues such as class certification, dismissal of class representatives, and a meaningful negotiation can stop a class action dead in its tracks. If the class is certified, we have the resources to manage every stage of litigation from discovery and pretrial motions to jury verdict and appeals.
Success and experience form the cornerstone of any elite law firm which the high-stakes nature of a large class-action suit demands. Trust the Class Action Defense Division of RMG to defend your case. We will explore every possible path to success including creative settlement structuring, consolidation of discovery requests, electronic compliance, and application of procedural rules to help you achieve the best possible result relative to economic impact on your business while the case is pending.
Learn more about what makes our firm so well-suited to successfully defend your company against any consumer claim or class action lawsuit. Call today or schedule a consultation in any of our local offices.
Defending Consumer Claims and Class Actions Team
The Latest from the Knowledge Center...
Now Accepting Applications: Rosenberg Martin Greenberg Opens 2022 Application Process for Second Cohort in its Building Black-Owned Business in Baltimore Program
On July 1st, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg (RMG) began accepting submissions for its second cohort in the Building Black-Owned Business in Baltimore Program (the “BBOBB Program”). Black business owners in the Baltimore Metro Area are encouraged to apply in order to receive complimentary legal services for one year. From the applicant pool, five businesses will be…
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that twenty of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers®. The firm’s attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Gerard Gaeng, Andrew Baida, Louis Ebert, William Hallam, David Wyand, Caroline Hecker, Charles Curlett, Jr., Steven…
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked in the 2022U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 4 practice areas and regionally in 18 practice areas. Firms included in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from…
Caroline L. Hecker Named First Woman and Non-Founder to Serve As Managing Partner of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is pleased to announce that Caroline L. Hecker has been elected as the firm’s next Managing Partner. Caroline will assume the role effective January 3, 2022, becoming the third Managing Partner in the firm’s 34-year history and the first woman and non-founding member to hold the position. “Caroline is an extremely…
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is pleased to announce the addition of Bryan K. Saxton, Brooke A. Hutchins, Drew E. Tildon, and Thérian (Jung Yong) Lee. Barry Greenberg, RMG’s Managing Partner and head of the Firm’s real estate practice group, said: “Our new attorneys add additional depth to multiple practice groups within the firm and are eager to work…
Seventeen Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Baltimore Best Lawyers in America in 2022
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is proud to announce that 17 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® in America 2022 List, to be featured in U.S. News & World Report. Best Lawyers® is a respected peer-review publication in the legal profession which has been published for over…
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is pleased to announce the addition of our “COVID class” of seven new attorneys to the firm during the past 12 months. We would like to welcome Christina “Chrissy” Bolmarcich, Brett F. Baldino, Jeffrey S. Greenberg, Gabrielle D. Shirley, Jessica L. Duvall, Robert M. Berman and M. Ari Storch. Barry Greenberg, RMG’s Managing Partner and head of the Firm’s real…
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that nineteen of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers®. The firm’s attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Gerard Gaeng, Andrew Baida, Louis Ebert, William Hallam, David Wyand, Caroline Hecker, Charles Curlett, Jr., and…
Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 6 practice areas and regionally in 19 practice areas. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings…
It is no surprise to anyone involved in consumer lending that laws designed to protect consumers from inception of the loan relationship through collection of the loan following default vary greatly from state to state and even by loan type within a state. Not staying on top of these variations can get even an experienced…