Michelle Blum's practice focuses on defending federal Consumer Credit Protection Act litigation and related litigation under companion state laws. In addition, Michelle advises clients regarding Consumer Protection Act compliance issues.
Since 1998, Michelle has served as national coordinating counsel for individual consumer litigation brought under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act for Experian, one of the three national credit reporting agencies in the United States. Michelle has overseen litigation matters filed in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Michelle is an active member of the Federal Bar Association's Orange County Chapter, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers Orange County, and the Orange County Bar Association.
Experian wins appeal in Fair Credit Reporting action
Experian secures appellate victory in Fair Credit Reporting Act appeal
Experian defends claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act in the 9th Circuit