Jeffrey "Jeff" R. Seewald is a member resident in the firm's Irvine office. Jeff has been with the firm since 2001. Prior to that time, Jeff was in-house counsel with a major national bank. Jeff’s practice is focused on representing banks, mortgage companies, credit card companies, and financial services entities in state and federal courts nationwide, with an emphasis on defense of class actions. Jeff has also represented clients at the appellate level including before Texas courts of appeals and the Fifth, Sixth, and Eleventh federal Circuit Courts of Appeal.
As a large part of Jeff’s practice been in consumer finance litigation, he has extensive experience with the federal statutes and regulations pertaining to consumer financial services, such as FCRA, HOEPA, ECOA, Regulation Z, TILA, FDCPA, the TCPA, and FACTA, as well as state unfair trade practices laws. In his class action practice, Jeff has represented clients in class actions in state and federal courts in over a dozen states.