Melissa L. Cizmorris is an associate in Akerman’s Consumer Financial Services Practice Group. Melissa represents a wide array of financial services companies in state and federal litigation including class actions and litigation involving homeowners’ association lien priority.
She regularly defends financial services providers against individual and class claims brought pursuant to RESPA, TILA, FCRA, FDCPA, and TCPA. Additionally, Melissa defends mortgage lenders, servicers, and other financial services providers against borrower complaints alleging violations of state statutes, wrongful foreclosures, and debt collection statutes.
- J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2010, Journal of Law and Policy, Assistant Managing Editor
- B.A., University of Texas at Austin, Psychology and Italian, 2005, with honors
Bar Admissions : Colorado; New Jersey; New York; Kansas
Professional Experience :
- Volunteer Law Clerk to the Honorable Dora Irizarry, District Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2011
Affiliations : American Bar Association, Member
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