David Anthony, Partner at Troutman Pepper, has a national litigation practice representing companies in highly regulated industries, including consumer financial services companies. He has significant experience in class actions and complex individual lawsuits. He has significant litigation experience defending cases under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and numerous other federal and state consumer protection statutes, with particular expertise in matters that often involve companion government investigations.
Clients rely on David to resolve their most difficult and complex legal and business challenges both in and out of the courtroom. David’s experience includes matters involving issues of first impression; bet-the-company litigation; the unique challenges of class actions lawsuits and mass litigation; cutting-edge claims under the FCRA, FDCPA, TCPA and other consumer protection statutes; Tribal law in the Native American online lending context; and the overlap between class action lawsuits and regulatory litigation by federal and state regulators.
He has served as lead counsel in more than 100 class action lawsuits and more than 1,500 individual lawsuits in courts across the country. David understands the outsized financial risks and high stakes associated with class-action lawsuits that impact how these cases are defended, tried and settled. He has special experience in handling cases in the Eastern District of Virginia (also known as the Rocket Docket), that has unique rules, risks and pitfalls for defendants.