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Susan N. Nikdel

T.V. Borrows the Internet’s TCPA Star: Czar Takes to the Airwaves to Press for Common Sense Changes to the TCPA

It’s not your imagination, the Czar has been making appearances in television segments across the country the last few weeks. In stories reported in San Francisco and Boston and shared by sister stations in Los Angeles, Miami, and Dallas, Womble Bond Dickinson’s star class litigator— and TCPA know-it-all—Eric […]

The Czar to Appear In Person: WBD Partner Eric J. Troutman to Speak on TCPA at MBA’s Big Regulatory Compliance Conference in Washington D.C. Next Month

Well, its official. The Czar of TCPAland—Womble Bond Dickinson Partner Eric J. Troutman— will be speaking about the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) at the MBA’s Regulatory Compliance Conference on September 16, 2018 in Washington D.C. The Czar will be sharing the stage with “Kingmaker” Jeremy Gladstone—Capital One’s […]

Going Back to Cali: Class Claims Brought by California Resident in Florida Dismissed For Lack of Jurisdiction, While Claims by Other Plaintiff Survive ATDS Challenge

Yesterday, two Plaintiffs encountered a divergent result as to the fate of their TCPA class action claim at the pleading stage. In Pagano v. Quicken Loans, Case No. 3:18-cv-117-J-20JBT, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120933 (M.D. Fl. July 19, 2018), two Plaintiffs – Pagano, a Florida resident, and Norris, […]

A $450MM Question of Fact: Court Denies Summary Judgment to Plaintiff in Certified TCPA Class Action – The Jury Must Determine Whether Plaintiff’s Expert Methodology is Sound

Yesterday, in O’Shea v. American Solar Solution, Inc., the United States District Court for the Southern District of California handed Defendant American Solar Solution its place in the sun— denying a Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment in a certified TCPA class action.   O’Shea involves telemarketing calls to […]