Jessica Lohr

Associate

San Diego
Business Phone: 858.509.6044
Business Fax: 858.509.6040

jessica.lohr@troutman.com

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Jessica Lohr is an associate in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice, with a primary focus in Financial Services Litigation. She represents clients in federal and state court, both at the trial and appellate level in the areas of complex litigation and business disputes, financial services litigation, and consumer litigation. Jessica is a part of the firm’s national practice defending consumer facing companies of all types in defense of individual and class action claims, including claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), the California Credit Reporting and Agencies Act ("CCRAA"), and the California Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("CFDCPA"). Jessica has handled individual and class action cases in many states, including California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, New York, New Jersey, Alabama, Virginia, Minnesota, Florida, Maine, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. Jessica also has substantial experience handling general commercial disputes in both state and federal court in California.

After receiving her undergraduate degree in Accounting, Jessica graduated summa cum laude from the James E. Rogers College of Law in 2014. In law school she served as a senior board member for the Arizona Law Review and as the President of the Business Law Society. Before joining the firm, Jessica served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Janis L. Sammartino, United States District Judge for the Southern District of California, where she handled a diverse range of federal cases, including FCRA, TCPA, and FDCPA cases.

Jessica provides analysis and commentary on developments in the consumer financial services industry, with a focus on cybersecurity, information governance, and privacy through the Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor Blog at cfslawmonitor.com.

Representative Matters

  • Counsel for national background screening companies in defense of putative class action and single-plaintiff FCRA cases in both state and federal court. Obtained summary judgment in individual FCRA case in federal court.
  • Counsel for national reseller of consumer reports in defense of putative class action and single-plaintiff FCRA cases. Obtained summary judgment in individual FCRA case in federal court.
  • Counsel for automotive finance company in defense of single-plaintiff FCRA, FDCPA, CCRAA, and CFDCPA cases.
  • Counsel for numerous national banking institutions and mortgage loan servicers in defense of putative class action and single-plaintiff cases arising from origination or servicing of mortgages.
  • Counsel for national consumer reporting agencies and public records vendors in connection with investigative actions brought by federal regulators.
  • Counsel for companies that have experienced unauthorized access to consumer data or have been named as defendants in class actions and before regulators.
  • Counsel for major national insurance company in defense of contract disputes with providers and in defense of multiple ERISA lawsuits involving claims for benefits.
  • Counsel for online event registration and management software company in business litigation and contract disputes.
  • Counsel for international importer of steel products in business litigation disputes.
  • Counsel for regional fuel wholesaler and retailer in business litigation and contract disputes.
  • Counsel for international retailer in business litigation and contract disputes.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • California State Bar
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Volunteer attorney in guardianship cases with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2015 to present
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Janis L. Sammartino, United States District Court for the Southern District of California, 2014 to 2015

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Education

  • University of Arizona, J.D., summa cum laude, 2014
  • University of Arizona, B.S., magna cum laude, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit