Marshall Meyers

Marshall Meyers
Senior Associate

5235 E. Southern Ave. D106-618
Mesa, AZ 85206
Toll Free: (888) 332-7252, ext. 111
Facsimile: (866)317–2674
Email: mmeyers@thompsonconsumerlaw.com

Mr. Meyers has devoted his entire professional career to the practice of consumer rights litigation and has represented thousands of consumers throughout Arizona and the nation. He has successfully argued before the Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona appellate courts, as well as United States District courts throughout the nation. Mr. Meyers has also tried numerous cases to successful judgment across the country, prevailing under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Truth In Lending Act, Arizona “Lemon Law,” Arizona Consumer Fraud Act as well as common law fraud.

Prior to joining Thompson Consumer Law Group, Meyers served as managing partner of Weisberg and Meyers, then one of the largest consumer protection law firms in the nation. Meyers has been featured by numerous media outlets on consumer protection issues, including NBC’s Today Show, Phoenix television Channel 5, Phoenix television Channel 12, and KTAR radio.

Education

      • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
      • B.A. University of Florida

Bar Admissions

    • Arizona

District Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
    • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Areas of Practice

    • Consumer Finance Litigation
    • Consumer Protection

Notable Litigation

Annabel Perchez v. Phoenix Auto Auctions and Public Auto Auctions Of America Inc., CV 2003-091442 – The Arizona Superior Court certified a class action against one of the largest auto dealers in Arizona under A.R.S. §44-1267.

Martin and Barbara Garo v. Global Credit & Collection Corporation, 09-cv-02506 (D. Ariz.). – The United States District Court for the District of Arizona, in January of 2011, certified a class of approximately 50,000 individuals alleged inured by a debt collector’s violations of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Johnson v. Earnhardt’s Gilbert Dodge, Inc., 212 Ariz. 381, 132 P.3d 825, Ariz., 2006. Arizona Supreme Court reversed trial court grant of summary judgment to dealer defendant, ruling a used car dealer may be a party to service contract with a consumer, thereby giving consumers implied warranty rights under federal law, even where dealer sales contract disclaims all implied warranties in sales contract.

Muller v. Winnebago Industries, Inc., 318 F.Supp.2d 844 (D.Ariz. 2004). Arizona Federal court held Better Business Bureau Autoline program, which is wholly funded by the automotive industry, non-compliant with federal law based on failure to award incidental damages such as loss of use and aggravation and inconvenience damages, held consumer was not obligated to participate in Autoline program before filing suit.

Notable Trials

Holt v MRS Associates, 1:12-cv-02571 (N.D. Il.). Prevailed at trial as fist chair in claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Double damages awarded under the TCPA and maximum statutory damages awarded under the FDCPA.

Jones v Auto Warehouse, Inc., 12 CV 00712-MSK-BNB (D. Co.). Prevailed at trial as first chair in claims under the Truth In Lending Act for requiring the plaintiff-consumer to buy a service contract as a precondition to being approved for financing. The jury awarded the maximum allowable damages under the statute to the plaintiff.

Alexander v Bill Luke Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge, Inc., CV2011-022023 (Arizona). Prevailed at trial as first chair in claims under the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act and for common law fraud for concealing from the plaintiff that the vehicle had sustained seven hundred and seventeen dollars ($717) in accident damage. Jury awarded that amount in actual damages under the Act, plus five thousand dollars ($5,000) in common law fraud damages and ten thousand dollars ($10,000) in punitive damages.

Whatley v Creditwatch Services, Ltd., 4:11-cv-00493-RAS-DDB (E.D. Tex.). Prevailed at trial as first chair in claims under both the FDCPA and TCPA. Maximum statutory damages awarded under the FDCPA.