Hector E. Lora has substantial experience in all phases of complex commercial litigation, including motion practice, written discovery, depositions, mediations, bench and jury trials, and appellate practice.
For more than a decade, Hector’s practice has focused extensively on the defense of civil enforcement actions filed by the Federal Trade Commission, as well as real estate litigation, and contested mortgage and condominium lien foreclosures and foreclosure of security interests under UCC Article 9.
Hector also has substantial experience in advising a variety of types of businesses regarding their compliance with applicable federal and state laws, including the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act, the Telemarketing Sales Rule, the Controlling the Assault of Nonsolicited Pornography and Marketing Act of 2003, and Florida laws governing telephone solicitation and communication.
Hector received his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center, and his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Bankers Association, ACA International, the American Financial Services Association (AFSA), the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Receivables Management Association International (RMAI), and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).
Hector is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and for the Central District of Illinois.