Michael D. Alltmont
Michael Alltmont practices in the firm’s consumer defense and commercial litigation practice areas. His practice primarily focuses on defending single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits under federal and state consumer protection and commercial statutes, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Michael enjoys providing valuable legal insight and analysis to his clients, with an understanding of their business structure and needs. Michael has successfully defended numerous banks, financial institutions and debt collectors in federal and state courts throughout the country.
Prior to law school, Michael was a radio producer for the country’s largest syndicate in New York City.
- Bailey v. Diversified Consultants, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-00013, USDC ND Alabama – Class action lawsuit alleging claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for disputed legal issue. Obtained a dismissal based upon an arbitration provision/class action bar.
- Case Unidentified Due To Confidentiality – Obtained 5-figure single plaintiff settlement in a class action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act with potential liability in the millions. Identified arbitration agreement, identified potential legal issue with the arbitration agreement, drafted and filed Motion to Dismiss, aggressively negotiated settlement before plaintiff filed response.
- Ghulyani v. Stephens & Michaels, Case No. 15-cv-05191, USDC SD New York – Obtained favorable ruling in a class action on Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings concerning a novel legal issue. Decision has been heavily cited in briefs within industry and more than 15 cases.
- LaCourte v NCO Financial Systems, Inc., et al., Case No. 12-cv-9453, USDC SD New York - Obtained summary judgment in class action challenging the servicing of collection lawsuits.
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