David M. Bizar

David M. Bizar is a partner in the Boston office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP where he chairs the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation practice group. Mr. Bizar represents consumer banks and financial services companies in high-stakes disputes in the courts and before government authorities challenging the legality of their products and services, corporate practices and regulatory adherence. He has defended numerous class actions, government investigations and enforcement proceedings, and individual cases with systemic exposure for national banks and federal savings associations, mortgage lenders and servicers, manufacturer and third party automotive finance companies, credit card issuers, short-term lenders, and national retailers. Mr. Bizar is recognized as a preeminent litigator in the field of consumer financial services law. Financial institutions frequently select Mr. Bizar to litigate to judgment and through appeal important issues of first impression.

Professional Affiliations

  • ACA International, The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, (Attorney Member)
  • American Bar Association, (Co-Chair, Litigation and Arbitration Subcommittee, Consumer Financial Services Committee, 2015 to present; Co-vice Chair, 2011 to 2015; Member, Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP), 2008 to 2011; Liaison from the Business Law Section to the LAMP Committee, 2007 to 2008)
  • American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (Fellow)
  • Chambers USA, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation), Noted Practitioner -- Nationwide, 2014
  • Connecticut Bar Association, (Chair, Consumer Law Section, 2005 to 2009; Executive Committee, Litigation Section, 2008 to 2011)
  • Governing Committee, Conference on Consumer Financial Law
  • The Order of the Coif, 1994
  • Shelter Legal Services Foundation/Veterans Legal Assistance Network, the largest non-profit provider of pro bono legal assistance services to veterans in Massachusetts, (Board Member, 2009 to 2014)
  • University of Connecticut School of Law (Adjunct Instructor, Moot Court, 2005 to 2008)

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