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Deceptive Trade Practice Actions

Thorpe Shwer attorneys are well-positioned to defend companies and their principals in high-risk civil and regulatory actions in federal and state courts throughout the United States.  Our financial services attorneys have handled a wide range of cases concerning deceptive, unfair or abusive business practices and unfair competition, including defending companies in litigation against the government and class actions. We also have extensive experience representing companies and individuals in governmental investigations on unfair and deceptive trade practice issues brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys general, and other agencies. Our lawyers have helped clients close investigations quickly and we are highly skilled in negotiating settlements with agencies where appropriate.