Doug’s practice includes the defense of several large financial services and insurance companies throughout the southeastern United States. He is actively involved in all aspects of mortgage –related and lender liability litigation, including the defense of a nationwide TILA class action, a multi-million dollar mortgage repurchase claim and individual suits brought under the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Real Estate Settlement Practices Act. Doug also represents national insurance companies and a large private equity firm against consumer fraud, deceptive sales practice and product liability claims. Doug strives to provide early evaluations of cases and to work closely with clients to identify cost-effective ways in which to resolve each dispute, and to aggressively prepare matters for trial when these methods are unavailing.
Doug’s previous work experience includes the trial of several consumer fraud actions on behalf of plaintiffs. Since joining the firm Doug has employed this experience on behalf of corporate defendants. Doug works closely with attorneys in the firm’s other offices in the representation of large clients in the financial services and insurance industries both in the firm’s geographic area and nationally.