The law firm of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP (SFMS), represents businesses, nonprofits, governmental entities and individual consumers in unfair trade practice and consumer protection cases throughout the United States.
Our attorneys handle regularly claims arising under the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, the Lanham Act, the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and the Unfair Competition Law, as well as state laws.
We have a track record of success in class actions lawsuits concerning unfair trade practices, including:
- A $41 million judgment against Safeway for overcharging customers on prices for home delivery service
- A $20 million settlement against a home builder averaging $15,000 to $20,000 per homeowner for building defects
- A significant settlement against Ford for defective spark plugs in 3 million vehicles
- A $42.5 million settlement against Fujitsu for unfair competition and false advertising
Our lawyers represent consumers and businesses before the Federal Trade Commission and other trade regulation bodies. For example, we have successfully represented nonprofit organizations and practitioners in FTC actions against trade associations. In addition to prosecuting and defending claims of unfair trade practices, we advise clients on compliance with trade regulations.
For a more extensive discussion of our abilities and results in trade regulation litigation, contact SFMS to arrange a consultation with one of our experienced lawyers. With offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, our lawyers litigate claims in state and federal courts throughout the United States.