Amanda N. Griffith

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916-846-9391

EDUCATION

B.A. Political Science, Business Management, University of Redlands (2009); Juris Doctorate, cum laude, California Western School of Law (2012).

EXPERIENCE

Ms. Griffith is an associate in the firm’s Sacramento office. She has extensive experience in litigation, including class actions, involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, California’s Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, federal Electronic Fund Transfers Act, federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and, California’s Consumer Credit Reporting Act.
In addition to the above, Ms. Griffith’s practice focuses on general liability and civil litigation, including appeals and writs.

BAR ADMITTANCE AND LICENSURE

California Bar Association (2012); United States Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit; United States District Court, Northern District of California; United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California; United States District Court, Eastern District of California; United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of California; United States District Court, Central District of California; United States District Court, Southern District of California.

PUBLICATIONS

“What’s Trending in Litigation: The EFTA.” Collector’s Ink. (January/February 2016 ed.)

PRESENTATIONS

Co-Presenter, “Bankruptcy, Now What?” California Association of Collectors, October 2016.
Co-Presenter, “ABCs of Collection Letters” California Association of Collectors, October 2016
Co-Presenter, “Emerging Trends in Litigation and Legal Update 2016”, California Association of Collectors, February 2016

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Abbott v. Experian (N.D.Cal. 2016) 179 F.Supp.3d 940 [motion to dismiss granted on credit reporting claim].
Obtained summary judgment in favor of debt collection agency for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and its California equivalent
Obtained summary judgment in favor of debt collection agency and defeating class certification on Telephone Consumer Protection Act case where consumer claimed revocation
Obtained judgment in favor of debt collection agency on motion to dismiss based on the Rooker – Feldman Doctrine
Obtained judgment in favor of debt collection agency under California Code of Civil Procedure 425.16
When not in the office, Ms. Griffith enjoys spending time with her family, including her two yellow Labradors, traveling, and baking.