Messer Strickler Burnette Ltd.
Nicole M. Strickler is a seasoned litigator focusing her practice in the defense of consumer financial services litigation throughout the country. This includes representing clients in both individual and class actions involving state and federal consumer protection laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) as well as similar state laws. Her clients include corporations, lending institutions, collection agencies, asset purchasers, lawyers as well as individuals. While she always strives to win prior to trial, Ms. Strickler has successfully defended numerous bench and jury trials on behalf of her clients, including class claims. She is routinely solicited to speak before national industry trade organizations, and in publications, concerning issues affecting the credit and collection industry. Additionally, she has substantial experience representing her clients before state regulators, such as the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ms. Strickler has also successfully represented clients in numerous cases on appeal in various appellate courts, and even as amicus curiae before the United States Supreme Court.