TransUnion v. Ramirez - Part I: What does the Supreme Court's decision mean for your FCRA practice

July 15, 2021, 2:00 p.m. ET–3:30 p.m. ET
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The Supreme Court's decision in TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, U.S., 2021 WL 2599472 (U.S. June 25, 2021) will change the way that federal courts analyze standing. This session considers the impact of the decision on claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Familiarity with FCRA litigation is recommended.

This webinar is being sponsored by the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Consumer Law Center, and Public Justice.

What You will Learn: 

  • How to select and plead cases to establish standing in FCRA cases after Ramirez.
  • How the Ramirez decision alters the approach to standing established by the Supreme Court in Spokeo

Speakers

Lauren KW Brennan is an attorney at Francis Mailman Soumilas, PC. in Philadelphia.  Lauren concentrates her practice on consumer class actions, particularly under the FCRA.  She was on the trial and appeal teams in Ramirez.

E. Michelle Drake is a Shareholder at Berger Montague PC, where she supervises the firm’s Minneapolis office. Ms. Drake focuses her practice on consumer protection, improper credit reporting, and financial services class actions. 

John Soumilas is a shareholder at Francis Mailman Soumilas, PC.  Based in the firm’s Philadelphia office, John is known for his work in consumer class actions and also for trying cases under the FCRA, including his work as lead trial counsel in Ramirez and in Cortez v. Trans Union, LLC.  

Moderator

Ariel Nelson, National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) Staff Attorney

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