April 6, 2022 — Donald Maurice, a partner at national business and financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP, has been named a New Jersey Super Lawyer in the area of Class Action & Mass Torts.
Each year, only five percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Mr. Maurice provides counsel to businesses and financial services companies, successfully litigating matters in state and federal courts in individual and class actions. He has argued before various U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, and has been retained as counsel for amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals.
He also counsels clients in data privacy and other regulatory compliance matters and provides advice and counsel to attorneys in matters of professional responsibility and attorney ethics.
In addition to being a frequent speaker and author on consumer financial services law, he is outside counsel to Receivables Management Association International. He is a regent of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers, a fellow of the ABA’s American Bar Foundation and a former chair of the ABA’s Debt Collection Practices and Bankruptcy Subcommittee, Business Law Section.
Mr. Maurice is rated AV Preeminent, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell, the worldwide guide to lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.martindale.com/ratings-and-reviews/.
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Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller Discusses New Guidance to Data Furnishers on How to Handle Medical Debt in Westlaw Today
April 1, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller has published an article, “Credit reporting agencies begin to roll out guidance to data furnishers on how to treat, report medical debt,” on Thomson Reuters Westlaw Today.
In the article, Mr. Miller discusses the guidance the three major credit reporting agencies are providing to data furnishers on how they should handle medical debt.
“As the [credit reporting agencies] have changed their policies and procedures, so too must the industry. Be sure that your compliance team is adjusting your policies and procedures regarding how medical debt is treated and data thereon furnished to be consistent with the … new directives. Furnishing data inconsistent with the … directives may potentially lead to consumer claims against such furnishers as well as consequences from the [agencies],” he writes.
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Shannon P. Miller is a principal attorney in Maurice Wutscher’s Pennsylvania office, where he focuses his practice on various aspects of financial services law with an emphasis on consumer financial services litigation. He has successfully represented financial institutions and law firms across the country for claims filed under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and various state consumer protection statutes.