Daniel L. Delnero

    Senior Attorney

    Daniel Delnero specializes in representing companies facing high-stakes consumer class action litigation, with a particular emphasis on consumer financial services matters. He has successfully represented clients in large, complex matters, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), mergers and acquisitions litigation, First Amendment litigation, libel and defamation, contract disputes and business torts. Daniel also routinely represents companies and individuals facing intrusive governmental investigations, including investigations brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Department of Justice (DOJ) and State Attorneys General. He has enjoyed particular success in obtaining confidential close and no-action letters on behalf of clients facing federal investigations.

    In addition to his trial experience, Daniel has represented clients in appellate matters in the Eleventh Circuit, Tenth Circuit and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals.

    Daniel is experienced in developing creative solutions to business issues, including in cross-border transactions involving complex and competing choice-of-law considerations for his clients. He draws on his litigation experience to assist clients in managing legal and regulatory risk in complex transactions in a manner that preserves the business opportunities they present.

    Prior to entering private practice in 2010, Daniel was a law clerk for the Honorable Lisa Godbey Wood, Chief Judge of the Southern District of Georgia.

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    • Lead US counsel for an international student lender responsible for coordinating legal work ranging from state and federal compliance, tax, securities and vendor management, and negotiating multiple rounds of funding in amounts of US$1.2 billion, US$500 million and US$350 million with major banks located in multiple countries.
    • Primary lawyer responsible for defense of multiple consumer class actions related to financial services, with an emphasis on the TCPA and the FDCPA.
    • Defeated class certification in a matter in a TCPA lawsuit in which the potential damages were more than US$100 million.
    • Lead lawyer in high-stakes government investigations brought by the CFPB, the DOJ, State Attorneys General and the FCC that resulted in confidential no-action letters.

    Education

    • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, editor, Journal of Intellectual Property Law, 2009
    • University of Georgia, B.B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, 2006

    Admissions

    • Georgia, 2009

    Courts

    • U.S. Ct. of App., Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Tenth Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of App., Eighth Circuit
    • Named by the Georgia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Business Litigation in 2016 – 2019.

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