Attorneys in our Cleveland office concentrate on consumer financial services, commercial litigation, and transactional matters. We provide national representation to financial institutions and corporations, and serve as special and local counsel. Given Ohio’s highly regulated business climate for financial institutions and lenders, our Cleveland-based attorneys also closely monitor the regulatory developments, litigation trends, and emerging legislation that often impacts the course of business for our clients in the financial services industry.
Attorney PresentationRegulatory Update: Current Priorities for Financial Services Regulation, Enforcement, and Compliance
December 4, 2020
Kelly Lipinski (Cleveland) will participate in a panel discussion, "Regulatory Update: Current Priorities for Financial Services Regulation, Enforcement and Compliance," during the ACI Women Leaders in Financial Services Law and Compliance on December 4, 2020.
Attorney PresentationExamining State Student Loan Servicer Examinations: Navigating the Process and Strategic Considerations
November 18, 2020
Kelly Lipinski (Cleveland) will present "Examining State Student Loan Servicer Examinations: Navigating the Process and Strategic Considerations" on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, during the 2020 Student Loan Servicing Alliance (SLSA) Virtual Annual Meeting.
McGlinchey News ReleaseMcGlinchey’s Hotchkiss, Lipinski named to CCFL Leadership
November 13, 2020
McGlinchey Stafford is proud to announce the appointment of Lynette Hotchkiss and Kelly Lipinski, attorneys in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Compliance practice group, to the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law (CCFL).
Attorney PresentationRegulatory / Compliance Track Legal Panel
November 19, 2020
Mark Edelman (Cleveland) will participate in a Legal Panel during the Regulatory/Compliance Track of the 24th Annual Non-Prime Auto Financing Virtual Conference on Thursday, November 19, 2020.
McGlinchey News Release53 McGlinchey Practice Areas recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms”
November 5, 2020
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce three national practice group rankings and 50 metropolitan practice area rankings (up from 47 in 2020) in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm received a National Tier 2 ranking in Financial Services Regulation Law, as well as National Tier 3More
Attorney Published ArticleMaine Court Rules FCRA Preempts State Credit Reporting Law
November 3, 2020
On October 8, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine held in Consumer Data Industry Association v. Frey that the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) preempted two amendments to the Maine Fair Credit Reporting Act (“Maine FCRA”). The amendments modified the Maine FCRA by placing restrictions on when medical debt may be included inMore
Attorney PresentationEfforts to Minimize Liability under the FCRA
October 9, 2020
David Thompson (Cleveland), Gregg Stevens (Dallas), and Megan Ben'Ary (Washington, DC) co-presented "Efforts to Minimize Liability under the FCRA" on Friday, October 9 during the 2020 Virtual Consumer Finance Legal Conference. The session focused on new reporting requirements instituted by the CARES Act and discussed strategies to reduce the risk from an uptick in FCRA lawsuits.
Attorney PresentationThe Evolving TCPA Landscape and Circuit Court Splits
October 9, 2020
Joe Apatov (Fort Lauderdale), Aaron Kouhoupt (Cleveland), and Gregg Stevens (Dallas) co-presented "The Evolving TCPA Landscape and Circuit Court Splits" on Friday, October 9 during the 2020 Virtual Consumer Finance Legal Conference.
Attorney PresentationFocus on 2021: What Will Happen in the Future If There is a Change in Administration?
October 9, 2020
Pending the results of November’s election, 2021 will take one of two very different paths for financial services providers. A panel of industry, government, and media specialists will provide their respective takes on which way the regulatory winds may blow on Friday, October 9 during the 2020 Virtual Consumer Finance Legal Conference.
Attorney PresentationEconomic Trends: What Have They Done to Your Business and How Will This Continue to Affect You?
October 7, 2020
Jeff Barringer (Albany), Kelly Lipinski (Cleveland), and Robert Savoie (Cleveland) participated in a panel presentation, moderated by Mark Edelman (Cleveland), titled "Economic Trends: What Have They Done to Your Business and How Will This Continue to Affect You?" on Wednesday, October 7 during the 2020 Virtual Consumer Finance Legal Conference.