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Michael Merar

Bio 6900 N. Dallas Pkwy Ste. 800 Plano, TX 75024 214-560-5443

Practice Areas

Financial Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Consumer Financial Litigation & Compliance

Education

  • The University of Michigan (B.A., April 2012, with distinction)
  • Emory University School of Law (J.D., May 2015)

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Western, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Focus of Practice

  • Commercial litigation
  • Financial litigation
  • Construction litigation

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Member of Texas Bar
  • Member of Georgia Bar
  • Active in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dallas

Practice Description

Mike Merar is an experienced litigator who has represented a wide variety of commercial, financial, individual, and other clients in state and federal courts across the country. He currently focuses his practice on consumer financial litigation, representing a national consumer reporting agency in litigation brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In addition to his FCRA work, he also regularly represents lenders and other businesses in complex commercial litigation matters, TCPA arbitrations, and construction litigation cases.

Representative Experience

  • Successfully defended class certification action in S.D. Tex. against national consumer reporting agency
  • Secured summary judgment for national consumer reporting agency
  • Won a Motion to Dismiss for national consumer reporting agency on frivolous claims

Industry News Publications

Attorneys Beware – The FCRA is a Consumer Protection Statute, Not a Mechanism for Greed - Michael Merar