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Third Circuit holds that only “material” representations by a debt collector are actionable under the FDCPA

On July 24, 2015 by Schnader in Finance

By Stephen J. Shapiro Joining a national trend, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently held that a plaintiff must allege more than just a misleading representation to prevail on a claim under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA). Rather, a plaintiff must allege that the […]

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How to Form a Superstar Advisory Board

On April 14, 2015 by Schnader in Corporate

Partner Sarah Hewitt, chair of the firm’s Corporate and Finance Practice Group, is referenced in the American Express article, “How to Form a Superstar Advisory Board.” The article notes Ms. Hewitt’s role as legal adviser to Cissé Trading and provides six tips for finding and using a great team of advisers.

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Albert Dandridge, III Presents Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award

On April 2, 2015 by Schnader in Corporate

Schnader partner and chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association Albert Dandridge, III presented Judge Nelson A. Diaz with the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Justice Sonia Sotomayor Diversity Award at the organization’s quarterly meeting and luncheon on March 10, 2015. The Sotomayor Award recognizes individual attorneys, jurists, law firms, corporate departments or […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Against the Creditor in Jesinoski

On January 14, 2015 by Schnader in Finance

By Stephen A. Fogdall We predicted here that at least five U.S. Supreme Court Justices would reject the creditor’s argument in Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. that a borrower must file a lawsuit within three years of the consummation of the loan in order to preserve the statutory right to […]

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