Carter Burgess is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Jacksonville office who focuses his practice on consumer financial services litigation, representing clients in federal and state courts in nearly every state throughout the country. For more than a decade, Mr. Burgess's practice has been dedicated to representing financial institutions such as national and state banks, credit card issuers, auto finance companies, mortgage lenders and servicers, as well as other consumer financial service providers in litigation and arbitration.
Mr. Burgess manages a team of litigation attorneys throughout the country that focuses on auto finance, contested foreclosures, real estate and title issues, and alleged federal and state regulatory violations. He has significant experience defending claims arising under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), as well as other state and federal consumer protection laws. Additionally, Mr. Burgess has served as lead counsel in numerous class action matters across the United States for several consumer financial services clients.
Mr. Burgess understands that consumer financial services litigation often requires a different approach than traditional general litigation and has developed a unique and systematic approach to handling these matters quickly and efficiently for his clients.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Burgess handled consumer financial services litigation matters for a New Orleans-based law firm in its Jacksonville, Fla., office.
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