John Lynch devotes his practice to civil litigation and government enforcement matters primarily in the banking and consumer financial services industry. John has a national practice defending class actions, conducting trials, and handling
Consumer Financial Services Industry - John defends clients in individual and class action matters under state and federal laws including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), the Telephone
Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”), the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), the Truth and Lending Act (“TILA”), and the Fair Debt
Collections Practicing Act (“FDCPA”), and state and federal Fair and Deceptive Practices Act, and other statutes and bankruptcy laws. Mr. Lynch also handles financial services litigation involving payment
processing, vendor disputes and purchase agreements.
Speaker, "Ethical Considerations in Residential Mortgage Litigation and Class Actions," ACI Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement & Litigation Forum, Dallas, TX, October 23, 2018.
Speaker, “The Tolling Effect: An Analysis ofChina Agritech, Inc. v. Resh,” ACI National Advance Forum on Consumer Finance Class Actions and Government Enforcement, Chicago, IL, July 16,
Speaker, "Protecting Confidentiality when Sharing Information with Regulators," December 12, 2017.
Speaker, "Right to Cure Expanded to Consumer Loan & Debt Collection Litigation: How to Use It to Defeat Consumer Claims in West Virginia and Avoid Traps for the Unwary," August 29, 2017.
Moderator, "Tackling Labor & Employment Challenges Head On," Consero Financial Services and Insurance Litigation Forum, Coral Gables, FL, April 4, 2017.
Panelist, "In-House Roundtable: How Corporate Counsel Are Dealing With a Climate of Heightened Regulatory Scrutiny Including Compliance Challenges and Enforcement Actions/Examinations, Plus Managing Consumer Finance Claims/Class
Actions, Working with Outside Counsel to Enhance the Client-Attorney Relationship, and More," American Conference Institute’s Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation Conference, Miami, FL, January 24, 2017.
Panelist, "The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): Litigation and Settlement Trends, New Plaintiff Theories, Emerging Defense Strategies, Class Action Certification Issues, and Staying Ahead of the Curve in the Face
of Complex and Unclear Rules," American Conference Institute 26th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, Chicago, IL, July 29, 2016.
Panelist, "Simplifying and Streamlining Your Litigation Workflow," Consero Financial Services & Insurance Litigation Forum, Coral Gables, FL, April 19, 2016.
Speaker, "Consumer Finance Class Action Litigation and Settlement Strategies, Procedural Considerations, Emerging Theories of Liability and CAFA Updates,” American Conference Institute’s Consumer Finance Class
Actions & Litigation Conference, Miami, FL, January 26, 2015.
Speaker, “Fair Debt Collection Practices Act/Fair Credit Reporting Act," The Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association, October 29, 2015.
Speaker, "Student Loans and Auto Loans: Managing Enhanced Government Scrutiny and an Increase in Enforcement Actions," American Conference Institute’s National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions &
Litigation, Chicago, IL, July 28, 2015.
Speaker, "Enforcement Litigation," Mortgage Bankers Association Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference, Chicago, IL, May 3, 2015.
Speaker, "The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): The Latest Legal and Case Law Developments," American Conference Institute’s National Forum on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, Los Angeles,
CA, April 14, 2015.