David M. Bizar photoDavid M. Bizar

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Services Regulatory

David chairs the Consumer Financial Services Litigation practice group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and brings a wealth of experience with defending consumer credit products against challenges to their operation and disclosure, and with defending consumer credit servicing and collection practices. Over more than 20 years of passionately defending more than 500 cases, David has defended a vast array of national and state banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders and servicers, manufacturer and third-party automotive finance companies, credit card issuers, short-term lenders, and national retailers against myriad challenges to how they make and service their consumer credit products.

Consumer lenders and businesses that deal with their customers on credit trust David to represent them with their high-stakes civil and government enforcement action litigation and appeals challenging the legality of their products, practices, and regulatory adherence.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Consumer Financial Services Committee, Litigation and Arbitration Subcommittee, co-chair, 2015-2018; co-vice chair, 2011-2015; Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, 2008-2011; Liaison from the Business Law Section to the LAMP Committee, 2007-2008)
  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law (Governing Committee, 2015 to present)
  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (Fellow, 2019 to present)
  • Connecticut Bar Association (chair, Consumer Law Section, 2005-2009; Executive Committee, Litigation Section, 2008-2011)
  • Shelter Legal Services Foundation/Veterans Legal Assistance Network, the largest non-profit provider of pro bono legal assistance services to veterans in Massachusetts, (Board Member, 2009 to 2014)
  • University of Connecticut School of Law (Adjunct Instructor, Moot Court, 2005 to 2008)
  • The Order of the Coif (1994)

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