I worked in the technology field and business consulting before entering the practice of law. My consulting background is valuable in litigation. I communicate well with business units in various fields from product manufacturers to national banks. I can process highly technical information and make it understandable to a jury of lay people.
John T. Rouse represents corporate clients in private civil litigation in state and federal courts in six states throughout the Southeast. He focuses a substantial portion of his practice handling complex civil litigation filed against domestic and foreign product manufacturers, financial institutions, and automotive finance companies.
John has significant experience handling complex litigation for aircraft, automobile, marine engine, and heavy equipment manufacturers as well as airlines and trucking companies involving products liability, product defects, product designs, breach of warranty, wrongful death, contract, finance, and insurance issues.
John also has extensive experience handling matters for banks, mortgage lenders, and mortgage servicers surrounding federal and state consumer protection laws, including the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Fair Housing Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), among others.
Before entering practice, John was employed by a national consulting firm, providing consulting services for International Paper in Memphis, Tennessee.
John has published articles on a wide variety of legal issues impacting the Class Action Fairness Act and other areas of litigation and electronic discovery. He is a frequent speaker in those areas, particularly on matters relating to eDiscovery and use of all forms of social media in discovery and trial.