John Roddy, Esquire photoJohn Roddy, Esquire

Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Mass Torts
  • Consumer Finance
  • Whistleblower/False Claim Act

John’s practice is devoted to representing consumers in class actions challenging unfair and deceptive business practices, and serving as relators’ counsel in qui tam “whistleblower” actions. Since 1998 his practice has obtained more than $700 million in restitution and debt forgiveness for consumers victimized by predatory business practices, and as such John has been recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer. For the past fourteen years he has co-chaired the Practising Law Institute’s Annual Institute on Consumer Financial Services Litigation, held in New York and Chicago. At the end of 2011, John, with his law partner Elizabeth Ryan, left Roddy Klein & Ryan, the Boston class action firm, to accept a partnership at Bailey & Glasser and open its Boston office.

Bar Admissions:

  • Massachusetts, 1980
Government Experience:
  • Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General, 1980-1985
  • Legislative Counsel to the Attorney General, 1986-1987

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Appleseed Foundation, Advisory Board
  • National Consumer Law Center, Partners’ Council
  • Consumer Financial Services Law Report, Board of Advisors
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project

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