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Nicholas Mattison is a partner at Feferman, Warren & Mattison, a consumer law firm in Albuquerque, NM. His practice includes individual cases and class actions against fraudulent car dealers, predatory lenders, abusive debt collectors, and other businesses that rip off consumers. Mr. Mattison has won judgments for his clients at trial and in arbitration. In 2017, he won a $7.3 million judgment against a payday lender. In 2016, he won a $10 million dollar verdict against an abusive debt collector. Mr. Mattison is a 2008 graduate of Harvard Law School. Prior to joining his firm, Mr. Mattison clerked for the Honorable Edward L. Chavez on the New Mexico Supreme Court and worked for four years in the Window Rock office of DNA-People’s Legal Services, where he fought for the rights of people living in poverty in the four corners region.

Casey Nash is a consumer attorney who represents consumers in a variety of matters, including credit reporting issues, inaccurate or misleading employment background reports, abusive debt collection, mortgage servicing issues, predatory lending, and TCPA issues. Her practice includes both individual and class action cases, and she has litigated over 100 consumer cases in federal court. Ms. Nash was named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Emanwel Turnbull earned his law degree at St Hugh’s College, Oxford University, and a post-graduate diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law in London. In 2011, Emanwel was among the first students to enroll in the University of Maryland School of Law’s graduate program, where he focused his studies on Consumer Law. In the course of earning his LL.M., Emanwel published articles in the Widener Law Review about consumer arbitration, and in the Vermont Law Review about the use of the “account stated” doctrine in consumer debt collection actions. In addition to his practice, Emanwel teaches law and legal history in the Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies division at the University of Baltimore. He is also active in the legal technology field, volunteering his time to help the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service to build, maintain, and analyze a database of millions Maryland court records, in the Client Legal Utility Engine project.