Scott E. Wortman focuses his practice on financial services litigation, including individual and class action defense, regulatory proceedings, and administrative investigations. Additionally, he regularly works with financial institutions and their boards to provide guidance on compliance and corporate government issues. Scott has worked extensively with clients to design and implement compliance programs, and to monitor and to improve corporate and regulatory compliance procedures. Scott is also a member of the Firm’s Blockchain Technology & Digital Currencies group, and serves as a strategic and regulatory adviser to FinTech companies and other innovative and nontraditional financial services and technology firms.
Scott has successfully litigated and resolved matters involving claims brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), Electronic Fund Transfer Act (“EFTA”), Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”), Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), related consumer torts, associated state consumer protection laws, and enforcement actions, with particular proficiency in disputes involving current and emerging technologies.
Scott is a frequent speaker on topics of interest to the financial services industry.