Lauren M. Burnette

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450106 S.R. 13 N., Suite 326
Jacksonville, Florida 32259
(904) 201-9120
lburnette@messerstrickler.com

 

In her national legal practice, Ms. Burnette represents attorneys, financial institutions, debt servicers and buyers, mortgage lenders and more in a broad range of compliance management services, including risk assessment and remediation, due diligence, third-party monitoring and auditing, training assistance, and litigation management and oversight.  She represents clients in litigation matters involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and related federal and state laws.  She also represents members of the consumer financial services industry in investigations and enforcement matters initiated by state and federal regulatory agencies, including state Attorneys General, the Federal Trade Commission the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

 

Ms. Burnette is a member of the National Creditors Bar Association, where she previously served as Co-Chair of the Spring 2017 Conference, co-chair of the Defense Bar Steering Committee, and the 2017 Nominations Committee. She is also active in ACA International, where she previously served on ACA's Sanctions Review Panel.  She frequently speaks to bar associations, law firms and national industry organizations regarding litigation and compliance issues affecting the consumer financial services industry, and is a regular contributor to various industry publications.  In 2016, Ms. Burnette was named as one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Collections by Collection Advisor magazine. 

Education

University of Pennsylvania, 2000

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2003

Admissions

State Court Admissions:

·         Florida

·         Maryland

·         Pennsylvania

Federal Appellate Admissions:

·         U.S. Supreme Court

·         2nd Circuit

·         3rd Circuit

·         4th Circuit

·         11th Circuit

Federal District Court Admissions:

·         District of Columbia

·         Florida (N.D., M.D., and S.D.)

·         Maryland

·         Pennsylvania (E.D., M.D., and W.D.)

Memberships

  • ACA International

  • National Creditors Bar Association ("NCBA")

  • Receivables Management Association ("RMA")