International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that the Firm’s Consumer Financial Services Practice Group has launched a new blog: Consumer Financial Services Legal Update. The blog, authored by Dorsey attorneys Eric Epstein, David Scheffel and Joe Lynyak, discusses cutting-edge legal issues impacting the consumer financial services industry. Visit the blog at:  

Dorsey is a national leader in the Consumer Financial Services field. The Firm focuses on the areas of litigation, regulatory compliance, product development and enforcement. With attorneys throughout the country, Dorsey has a robust practice that assists clients with the vast array of federal and state laws and the defense of private and government actions. Our clients include large, mid-sized and regional banks, mortgage lenders, auto lenders, loan servicers, and card issuers.

Dorsey attorneys represent banks, mortgage and consumer finance companies, servicers, and other consumer financial intermediaries in class action and individual litigation matters throughout the United States. These cases have raised challenges under federal consumer protection laws, including the Fair Housing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunities Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Truth in Lending Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In addition, our attorneys have defended consumer financial institutions against claims under state “UDAP” laws that prohibit unfair and deceptive acts and practices.