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Ms. Ramin is a senior attorney in Dykema’s Financial Services Litigation Practice Group. Her primary emphasis is in the area of consumer financial services, commercial real estate, financial services, and lending litigation, in which she represents some of the nation’s largest financial institutions. She also has experience in other areas, including commercial, product liability, and pharmaceutical matters. Ms. Ramin has achieved many successful outcomes in state, federal, and appellate courts.

Last month, the Seventh Circuit reversed the dismissal of a putative class action alleging that debt collector defendants used misleading language in their state court collection complaints in violation of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). In so ruling, the Seventh Circuit joined the numerous other circuits that have already addressed the issue in concluding that “pleadings or filings in court can fall within the FDCPA.”
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