Anthony Rollo: Lawyer with McGlinchey Stafford

Anthony Rollo

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New Orleans,  LA  U.S.A.
Phone(225) 382-3685

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services Compliance
  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation
  • Foreclosure Law Crisis Team
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage
  • Motor Vehicle Franchise Law
  • White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations
 
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 60643, New Orleans, LA, 70160-0643
 
University Villanova University, B.S., 1978; Drexel University, M.B.A., 1980
 
Law SchoolRutgers University School of Law, J.D., 1982
 
Admitted1983, Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana; Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
 
Biography

Anthony Rollo is a member in the firm's New Orleans office. He is a trial lawyer primarily focusing on class action and complex litigation around the country involving all types of commercial and consumer disputes. His practice areas include: consumer class action and multidistrict litigation; licensing, regulatory, privacy and litigation aspects of selling products and services over the Internet and implementing online strategies; motor vehicle distribution, regulatory, franchise and litigation matters; credit insurance sales practices and related litigation; consumer finance law and related regulatory proceedings and litigation; title insurance claims, coverage disputes, and related litigation; and other complex business litigation matters. Anthony is listed as one of Woodward White's Best Lawyers in America in the field of Banking Law. He is a leader in the firm's class action defense and E-commerce/Internet law groups, and heads the firm's motor vehicle distribution and franchise law practice.

Litigation

Anthony is nationally recognized for his work in the field of consumer financial services and insurance litigation, representing clients in lawsuits across the country. He has defended dozens of class actions involving numerous causes of action and emerging theories, including claims relating to alleged predatory lending, mortgage and auto finance yield spread premiums, credit card fees and practices, upcharge disclosures, collateral protection insurance, mortgage related fees, insurance packing, gross debt credit insurance, “diminished value” insurance payments, insurance commission disclosures, credit insurance fees, consumer leases, payday loans, service contract disclosures, mortgage escrow practices, debt collection practices, credit card payments for Internet gambling, racially discriminatory insurance pricing, and causes of action arising under the TILA, CLA, HOEPA, FDCPA, FCRA, RESPA, RICO and state UDAP laws.

Anthony is a frequent speaker at national programs and before industry trade groups on leading edge topics relating to class action, credit insurance, motor vehicle franchise, consumer privacy, and emerging E-Commerce litigation.

Honors
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer
•Selected in 2013 as a Top Rated Lawyer in banking and finance by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America Litigation - Banking & Finance, Mass Tort Litigation / CLass Actions - Defendants - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
•2013 Baton Rouge Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America
•2015 Baton Rouge Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America
Louisiana Super Lawyers Banking, Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014

Publication
November 19, 2014 Supreme Court Questions Its Jurisdiction in CAFA Case

Anthony Rollo, Michael D. Ferachi and Gabriel A. Crowson discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's pending Class Action Fairness Act case, its third in as many years. This article was first published in Westlaw Journal Class Action on November 19, 2014.
21 No. 10 Westlaw Journal Class Action 2
February 14, 2014 Taking the simple road: High Court rejects 'claim by claim' approach
Consumer Financial Services Law Report, Vol. 17, Issue 16
October 18, 2013 On a Roll: Supreme Court to Hear Second CAFA Case
Discusses the circuit split over the removability of certain cases under the Class Action Fairness Act and an eventual U.S. Supreme Court decision that could settle the situation.
Westlaw Journal Class Action, 20 No. 9 WJCLA 2
August 16, 2013 Navigating CFPB's Consumer Complaint and Company Portal Process (Part II)
Consumer Financial Services Law Report, Vol. 17, Issue 7
August 13, 2013 On a Roll: Supreme Court to Hear Second CAFA Case
Discusses the circuit split over the removability of certain cases under the Class Action Fairness Act and an eventual U.S. Supreme Court decision that could settle the situation. The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to resolve a split among the circuits on the removability of certain attorney general actions under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.
Westlaw Journal Aviation, 33 No. 13 WJAVIA 2
August 9, 2013 U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Appellate Case to Solve the Split On Removal of Attorney General Actions Under Class Action Fairness Act
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to resolve a circuit split on the removability of certain attorney general actions under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 presents an opportunity for a unified resolution. This article offers a primer on CAFA and parens patriae actions, discussses the appellate decisions on each side of the split, and predicts the outcome in Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp. that relies heavily on the Court's recent decision in Standard Fire v. Knowles.
Bloomberg BNA's Class Action Litigation Report, 14 CLASS 954
July 30, 2013 On a Roll: Supreme Court to Hear Second CAFA Case
Discusses the circuit split over the removability of certain cases under the Class Action Fairness Act and an eventual U.S. Supreme Court decision that could settle the situation. The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to resolve a split among the circuits on the removability of certain attorney general actions under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.
Westlaw Journal Automotive, 33 No. 3 WJAUTO 1
July 29, 2013 Navigating CFPB's Consumer Complaint and Company Portal Process (Part I)
Consumer Financial Services Law Report, Vol. 17, Issue 6
July 5, 2013 On a roll: Supreme Court to hear 2d CAFA case
Consumer Financial Services Law Report, Vol. 17, Issue 4
May 30, 2013 SCOTUS Accepts Second CAFA Case: Removability of AG Actions to Be Weighed
Bloomberg BNA's Class Action Litigation Report

News
August 28, 2014 38 McGlinchey Stafford Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015-Six Lawyers Named Lawyer of the Year
McGlinchey News Release
January 2, 2014 2014 Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine Recognizes Twenty-Six McGlinchey Stafford Attorneys
McGlinchey News Release
August 28, 2013 Eleven McGlinchey Stafford Attorneys Named Top Rated Lawyers in Banking and Finance by ALM and Martindale-Hubbell
McGlinchey News Release
August 20, 2013 37 McGlinchey Stafford Attorneys Listed as The Best Lawyers in America 2014
McGlinchey News Release
January 2, 2013 Twenty-seven McGlinchey Stafford Lawyers Recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyers
McGlinchey News Release
September 25, 2012 McGlinchey Attorneys Named Lawyers of the Year
McGlinchey News Release
August 31, 2012 37 McGlinchey Stafford Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in America 2013
McGlinchey News Release
December 27, 2011 Twenty-one McGlinchey Attorneys Selected as 2012 Louisiana Super Lawyers
November 8, 2011 McGlinchey Stafford's CAFA Law Blog Celebrates Six Year Anniversary
September 2, 2010 31 McGlinchey Stafford Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in America 2011 (Also at Baton Rouge Office)

 
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Anthony Rollo

12th Floor, 601 Poydras Street
New OrleansLA 70130




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