Lucia Nale: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Lucia Nale

Partner
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7074

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Practice Areas

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Finance Litigation
  • Consumer Litigation & Class Actions
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Securities Litigation & Enforcement
  • Toxic Tort
 
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7074
Fax: +1 312 706 8663
http://www.mayerbrown.com/people/Lucia-Nale/
 
University Loyola University Chicago, B.A., summa cum laude, 1986
 
Law SchoolLoyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1989
 
Admitted1989, Illinois; 1989, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 1994, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
 
Memberships 

Activities

Board Member, Chicago Area Foundation for Legal Services, supporting organization of the Chicago Community Trust

 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Lucia Nale is a litigation partner in our Chicago office, focusing on general civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on the defense of financial institutions in the consumer financial services industry.

Ms. Nale is Co-Chair of the firm's Consumer Class Action Practice Group and frequently provides compliance advice and litigation risk analysis to industry clients. Ms. Nale represents a number of prominent financial institutions, including national banks, federal savings banks, state-chartered banks, mortgage lenders, investment advisors and automobile finance companies, and serves as national consumer class action defense counsel for particular clients. Over the years, Ms. Nale and others in the practice group have successfully defended more than 100 individual and/or class action suits arising under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Electronic Fund Transfers Act (EFTA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and various state and federal unfair and deceptive trade practices statutes (UDAP). The matters at issue in these cases include fair lending and ECOA; compliance with FCRA and FACTA, including credit prescreening and adverse action notice requirements; privacy; TILA disclosures; the legality under RESPA of a variety of business practices; federal preemption; arbitration; assignee and loan servicing liability; foreclosure, bankruptcy and default related issues; and claims challenging the legality of various consumer lending and credit practices under a variety of federal and state laws, including UDAP laws. She joined Mayer Brown in 1989 and became a Partner of the firm in 1998.

 
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Office Information

Lucia Nale

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606




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