Schlanger Law Group LLP is dedicated to empowering consumers who confront businesses that don’t follow the law. Whether the issue is inaccurate credit reporting, identity theft, unlawful collection and lending fees, or other consumer misconduct, we help consumers fight back.
Our focus is zealous, sophisticated, top-notch legal advocacy. Whether it’s an individual case to help a victim of identity theft get his or her financial life back, or a large class action challenging collection misconduct, we have a history of leveling the playing field for consumers against some of the largest companies and most well-known corporate defense law firms in the world.
Not every law firm is prepared to invest the time and resources necessary to properly develop a consumer’s case. And let’s be honest: Businesses and their lawyers can tell when a consumer and his or her attorney is prepared to go the distance and when they are just angling for a quick settlement. Our consumer protection and credit defense lawyers regularly go toe to toe with big business, investing the time and money necessary to do right by our clients. In most cases, we represent clients on a contingency basis, and get paid our fees by the company that has violated the law.
Whether you’re having difficulty correcting serious inaccuracies on your credit report; are in a dispute with your bank or credit card company regarding unauthorized charges; or have been harmed by other illegal business practices, we want to talk.
Protecting New York Consumers Through FCRA Litigation
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires credit reporting agencies (credit bureaus) and the creditors and debt collectors who report information to them to ensure that information reported is accurate. However, consumers often find it difficult or impossible to hold credit bureaus and reporting entities to those obligations. Schlanger Law Group LLP it’s experienced New York consumer protection and credit defense attorneys regularly litigate on behalf of consumers. We have a track record of successfully resolving credit reporting disputes, including obtaining significant compensation for victims of inaccurate credit reporting.
This review is long overdue because I struggled to find the words to express our gratitude towards attorneys Evan Rothfarb and Dan Schlanger. There aren’t enough words to describe the decency of these two men. Their character can be challenging to find in the world today. They believed in me, my young son, and our case. Evan and Dan were extremely professional as they skillfully guided us, answered our questions, and made us feel like we were always a priority. They treated us with the utmost respect and never grew tired of explaining legal language in layman’s terms for us. We are forever grateful for what they achieved. The outcome obtained brought much needed closure and justice so that we could move on. They changed our lives and they will never be forgotten. I would recommend Evan and Dan to anyone who wants a combination of drive, competence, and compassion.
I am fortunate to have had Dan A. Schlanger represent me. Litigation is never fun. Dan’s profound command of the law and sound advice put my concerns at ease. There are many attorneys to choose from but not many that can compete with Dan’s outstanding attorney skills and utmost professionalism. Dan truly defines what an attorney should aspire to be. I highly recommend Dan without any reservation.
*Originally posted on AVVO
Over $18,000.00 had been seized from my bank account to satisfy a credit card debt that was not mine. I contacted Schlanger Law Group for legal advice and guidance. I found them to be knowledgeable, reliable, easy to communicate with and helpful in presenting the various options to me. I am happy this matter was resolved in my favor, and appreciate the entire team’s effort on my behalf.
I very highly recommend attorney Daniel Schlanger for anyone facing a stressful or complicated consumer law issue. The depth and breadth of his knowledge is unsurpassed; You cannot ask for a better advocate on your side if you have been harassed, victimized or simply targeted as a consumer. Daniel was very responsive to all of my concerns and he was very patient in explaining both strategy and the next steps in the legal process to me. I felt tremendously reassured knowing that I had Daniel on my side. I believe that it is rare to find an attorney with such a strong command of the nuances of the law as well as a commitment to personal customer service. Thank you, Daniel, for all of your help.
I reached out to Dan Schlanger after another lawyer I had under retainer stopped responding and failed to solve a lawsuit. Dan was incredibly compassionate and handled the entire claim quickly and with the utmost decency. I am forever grateful for finding him and could not recommend him enough.
Schlanger Law Group LLP is not your average law firm. We are not “generalists”. Rather, we practice in a highly specialized area of law, and frequently litigate claims under statutes that many lawyers don’t even know exist. Our legal team is well-versed in applicable federal consumer protection laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), and the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA). We also have a thorough knowledge of consumer protections available under state laws, including New York General Business Laws concerning unfair and deceptive practices (GBL§ 349), false advertising (GBL§ 350), and fair credit reporting (GBL§ 380).
We bring outstanding credentials, extensive experience in complex litigation, and in-depth knowledge of consumer protection law to bear on each case, and combine it with a deep and passionate commitment to consumers.
Our New York consumer protection and credit defense lawyers regularly litigate under these state and federal consumer protection laws, using our skills and experience to level the playing field for consumer who have been wronged by credit reporting agencies, creditors, large companies, and others who traditionally have the upper hand in business dealings. If you have been the victim of identity theft, false credit reporting, unfair business practices, or other consumer protection violations, we are here to help.
We are excited to announce the Consumer Protection Scholarship Law/Graduate. We encourage students interested in the subject of consumer law to apply. For more information about scholarship eligibility and the application process, please visit our scholarship page.
We are excited to announce the Consumer Law Scholarship for undergraduate students interested in the subject of Consumer Law. For more information about scholarship eligibility and the application process, please visit our scholarship page.
At Schlanger Law Group, we are dedicated to fighting for consumers and businesses and holding credit reporting agencies, creditors, and debt collectors accountable for violating consumer protection laws. Call our office or complete the contact form below to set up a consultation.
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