Marshall Meyers

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Mr. Meyers has devoted his entire professional career to the practice of consumer rights litigation and has represented thousands of consumers throughout Arizona and the nation. He has successfully argued before the Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona appellate courts as well as United States District courts throughout the nation. Mr. Meyers has also tried numerous cases to successful judgment across the country, prevailing under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Truth In Lending Act, Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, Arizona “Lemon Law,” Arizona Consumer Fraud Act as well as common law fraud.

Prior to joining Thompson Consumer Law Group, Meyers served as managing partner of Weisberg and Meyers, then one of the largest consumer protection law firms in the nation. Mr. Meyers has been featured by numerous media outlets on consumer protection issues, including NBC’s Today Show, Phoenix television Channel 5, Phoenix television Channel 12, and KTAR radio.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
  • B.A. University of Florida

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Consumer Finance Litigation
  • Consumer Protection

BAR ADMISSIONS

Licensed in Arizona, and the United States District Courts for the District of Arizona, the District of Colorado, the Northern District of Florida, the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Eastern District of Michigan, the Western District of New York, and the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.

NOTABLE LITIGATION

  • Annabel Perchez v. Phoenix Auto Auctions and Public Auto Auctions Of America Inc., CV 2003-091442 – The Arizona Superior Court certified a class action against one of the largest auto dealers in Arizona under A.R.S. §44-1267.
  • Martin and Barbara Garo v. Global Credit & Collection Corporation, 09-cv-02506 (D. Ariz.). – The United States District Court for the District of Arizona, in January of 2011, certified a class of approximately 50,000 individuals alleged inured by a debt collector’s violations of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
  • Muller v. Winnebago Industries, Inc., 318 F.Supp.2d 844 (D.Ariz. 2004). Arizona Federal court held Better Business Bureau Autoline program non-compliant with federal law based on failure to award incidental damages such as loss of use and aggravation and inconvenience damages, and further held consumer was not obligated to participate in Autoline program before filing suit.

NOTABLE TRIALS

  • Holt v MRS Associates, 1:12-cv-02571 (N.D. Il.). Prevailed at trial as first chair in claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Double damages awarded under the TCPA and maximum statutory damages awarded under the FDCPA.
  • Jones v Auto Warehouse, Inc., 12 CV 00712-MSK-BNB (D. Co.). Prevailed at trial as first chair in claims under the Truth In Lending Act for requiring the plaintiff-consumer to buy a service contract as a precondition to being approved for financing. The jury awarded the maximum allowable damages under the statute to the plaintiff.
  • Alexander v Bill Luke Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge, Inc., CV2011-022023 (Arizona). Prevailed at trial as first chair in claims under the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act and for common law fraud for concealing from the plaintiff that the vehicle had sustained seven hundred and seventeen dollars ($717) in accident damage. Jury awarded that amount in actual damages under the Act, plus five thousand dollars ($5,000) in common law fraud damages and ten thousand dollars ($10,000) in punitive damages.
  • Whatley v Creditwatch Services, Ltd., 4:11-cv-00493-RAS-DDB (E.D. Tex.). Prevailed at trial as first chair in claims under both the FDCPA and TCPA. Maximum statutory damages awarded under the FDCPA.