When businesses and financial services companies find themselves threatened with or embroiled in litigation, they turn to me for assistance. With my experience and breadth of knowledge of state and federal consumer protection statutes, I work closely with my clients to tailor a legal strategy to not only resolve their issues in the most expedient and cost-effective manner but to also ensure that the issues that caused litigation in the first place are remedied on a company-wide basis.
James “Jim” W. Sandy is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who represents individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies in all aspects of civil and commercial litigation. He has significant experience defending financial services companies in class action lawsuits brought in state and federal court. Jim’s primary focus is on assisting and advising national mortgage servicing companies, national banks, national auto finance companies, and small businesses in cases involving federal and state regulatory matters, arbitrations, consumer complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and state and federal lawsuits. Jim regularly defends lawsuits brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and other state UDAAP laws, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and Truth in Lending Act (TILA) in both state and federal courts.
Jim is an experienced appellate advocate, having handled more than 60 appellate matters. He has delivered oral arguments before all 12 state appellate courts in Ohio as well as before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jim also advises clients on general corporate and business matters including entity formation, corporate governance, and vendor and service agreements.