Amanda Loughmiller

Amanda Loughmiller

Education

Baylor University, B.A., 1997

Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2000

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Texas

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Affiliations and Memberships

American Bar Association

Collin County Bar Association

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Women Lawyers Association

Attorneys Serving the Community - Publicity Committee Co-Chair

Susan G. Komen for the Cure – North Texas Affiliate - Board Member

Strasburger BOLD co-chair (2017-2018)

Recovery Inn - Board of Directors and Luncheon Chair (2012-2015)

Baylor Business Network

Baylor Women’s Counsel

Dallas Arboretum Member

Little Elm ISD - PTA Member

Presentations

Amanda regularly delivers FCRA, FDCPA, TCPA and bankruptcy presentations to financial institutions. Her most recent speaking engagements include:

• Strasburger 2nd Annual Consumer Financial Litigation Symposium – Furnisher Reporting Under the FCRA

• Navigating a Credit Union’s Duties Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, National Credit Union Collections Alliance (March 2017)

• FCRA: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (June 2016)

• What You Need to Know about the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and State Collection Laws (June 2016)

• Bankruptcy Laws and Reporting Under the FCRA (May 2016)

• FCRA Litigation & Issues, American Collectors Association of Texas Conference (March 2016)

• The Changing Landscape of GRAS: PHO, GMO and More, Strasburger Food Law Forum (September 2015)

• The Changing Landscape of GRAS: PHO, GMO and More, Strasburger Food Law Forum (April 2015)

Representative Experience

Represents financial institutions in DTPA and creditors’ right in consumer bankruptcy.

Represents and advises debt collectors and financial institutions regarding FCRA, FDCPA,TCPA, DTPA, TDTPA and creditors’ rights in consumer bankruptcy cases.

Obtained summary judgements for a national credit reporting agency in FCRA matters.

Negotiated zero dollar dismissals for a national credit reporting agency in FCRA matters.

Obtained favorable settlements on behalf of a consumer reporting agency and debt collectors in FCRA cases.

Successfully briefed and won discovery motions in federal courts. Represented independently owned water utility company in Texas Commission on Environmental Quality compliance and regulatory matters.

Represented water utility in negotiations with municipality.

Written and led roundtable discussions on regulatory labeling issues within the food industry.

Awards & Honors

Recipient of Strasburger’s Special Recognition Award Client Development (2015)

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

    • Ninth Circuit Opens Floodgates for Duplicative Mislabeling Claims in California, Strasburger’s Food & Drug Law Blog (September 2015)
    • Consumers May Not use the FCRA to Collaterally Attack the Legal Validity of Their Debts, Strasburger’s FCRA Newsletter (October 2012)
    • Plaintiff’s Statutory and Common Law Claims Against Furnisher Preempted by 15 U.S.C. 1681(t)(b)(1)(F), Strasburger’s FCRA Newsletter (June 2012)
    • Court Held that Employer Failed to Prove that it’s Background Check Procedure and Consent Form Complied with the FCRA, Strasburger FCRA Newsletter (April 2012)
    • Court Refused to Allow a Business to Step into the Consumer’s Shoes for the Purposes of FCRA, Strasburger’s FCRA Newsletter (April 2012)