Consumer financial protection attorney fighting for your rights.
"I have had the immense good fortune to be able to make my living doing something I am passionate about: helping consumers who have been treated unfairly or victimized by overly aggressive tactics."
Attorney Dan Schlanger is a dedicated advocate for consumers who have fallen victim to identity theft, credit reporting inaccuracies, bank fraud, credit card fraud, predatory lending, and other financial abuses.
Dan graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2004. After clerking for the Hon. R. Lanier Anderson, III of the U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, he went straight to work in the consumer protection arena. For more than 12 years, he has litigated individual and class action claims under consumer protection statutes such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) and others.
In 2013, Dan received the New York State Bar Association President’s Award for Individual Pro Bono Work (9th Judicial District), and the Jim Gardner Business Ethics Award from the Rotary Club of White Plains. He was named to the Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars list in four consecutive years and selected to Super Lawyers in 2018. He has also served on various NACA committees, and currently sits on that organization’s issues/amicus committee and education committee.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New York Metro Rising Stars||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|New York Metro Rising Stars||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|President's Pro Bono Service Award||New York State Bar Association||2013|
|New York Metro Rising Stars||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Jim Gardner Business Ethics Award||Rotary Club of White Plains, New York||2013|
|Dean's Award For Community Service||Harvard Law School||2004|
|Partner, Head of Consumer Protection Practice||Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP||2007 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||Legal Aid Society Of Cleveland Downtown Office||2006 - 2007|
|Law Cerk to the Hon. R. Lanier Anderson, III||United States Court Of Appeals, 11th Circuit||2004 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member, Issues/Amicus Committee||2015 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||Member, Education Committee||2014 - 2016|
|New York City Bar Association, Consumer Affairs Committee||Member||2013 - 2015|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Co-chair, Pro-Bono Committee||2011 - 2014|
|New York City Bar Association||Member, Civil Courts Committee||2011 - 2013|
|New York City Bar Association||Member, Professional Responsibility Committee||2009 - 2010|
|New York State Bar Association Section Newsletter||Assisting the Consumer Debtor, Part II: Defenses to Consumer Credit Claims||2010|
|New York State Bar Association Section Newsletter||Assisting The Consumer Debtor, Part III: Improper Service||2010|
|New York State Bar Association: One on One (Quarterly of the General Practice Section)||Assisting The Consumer Debtor: Becoming Aware Of Potential Affirmative Claims||2009|
|Harvard University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Carleton College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|Lawline CLE Webinar||Using the Truth in Lending Act to Challenge Predatory Auto Lending||2017|
|Lawline CLE Webinar||Prosecuting FDCPA Actions Against High Volume Collection Firms||2016|
|NACA Webinar Series||The Holder Rule and Beyond: Finance Company Liability in Auto Fraud Litigation||2015|
|CLARO Training Event||Defending Consumer Collection Lawsuits||2012|
|Shepherd v. Cohen & Slamowitz, 668 F.Supp.2d 579 (SDNY 2009).||Court awards consumer $10,000, plus attorney's and costs of $68,262|
|In re Porsche Cars North America, Inc., Plastic Coolant Tubes Products Liability Litigation, 11-MD-2233||Court approved class-wide settlement|
|Moy v. Eltman, Eltman & Cooper, P.C., 12-cv-02382 (E.D.N.Y.)||Class wide settlement (settlement reached prior to any decision on the merits of Plaintiff's allegations or Defendants' defenses)|
|Coble, et al. v. Cohen & Slamowitz, et al, 11-cv-01037 (S.D.N.Y.)||Class wide settlement|
|U.S. Bank v. Pia, 106 A.D. 3d 991 (2d Dept. 2013); 2014 N.Y. Misc. Lexis 3841 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2014)||Appellate court upheld consumer's right to rescind loan, bank subsequently held in contempt. Case settled.|
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