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McGuireWoods LLP


David Reidy

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McGuireWoods LLP


As Chair of the firm’s Fintech practice and a partner in the Financial Services Litigation department, David represents financial institutions and fintech companies in consumer class and individual actions around the country, as well as in connection with government enforcement and compliance matters at both the state and federal levels. David’s class action experience includes defeating numerous nationwide certification motions and orchestrating favorable class settlements related to privacy, fair lending, credit reporting, debt collection and unfair business practices, and he has also represented clients in matters involving the FCC, state AGs and securities divisions, and the CFPB. David regularly counsels fintech clients on compliance matters related to consumer financial services and serves as outside product counsel for several clients.

United States: Media, technology and telecoms


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David Reidy - McGuireWoods LLP

Within: Fintech

With 'a depth of industry experience', McGuireWoods LLP's fintech practice group focuses primarily on advising consumer facing companies and offers 'a practical approach to solving problems' and the 'ability to weave a concept into a highly regulated environment'. Its interdepartmental team boasts capabilities in transactional, contentious and regulatory matters and advised AvidXchange on a range of matters, including several financing rounds and its acquisition of Ariett, a leading provider of cloud-based payment software. San Franscisco-based David Reidy, who attracts praise for 'understanding both the client's goal and the constraints to achieve the goal, and still finding a method to a successful outcome', successfully represented Lending Club Corporation in a 'true lender' investigation brought by the West Virginia Attorney General. The group has experience advising on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and defended Credibly in a class action complaint alleging violation of the act. In other work highlights, it assisted Falfurrias Capital Partners III on investments into financial technologies companies Tax Guard and E-Technologies Group. Other key names to note include Susan Rodriguez in the Charlotte office and Chicago-based Sarah Zielinski for regulatory and commercial litigation respectively. Rodriguez, Zielinski and Reidy jointly lead the practice alongside corporate and securities specialist Richard Viola in Charlotte.

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