Jeff D. Pilgrim, Esquire photoJeff D. Pilgrim, Esquire

Practice Areas

  • Litigation

Jeff is a partner at Pilgrim Christakis LLP and has represented the financial services industry for nearly 20 years. Jeff and his colleagues represent banks, mortgage lenders, loan servicers, auto finance companies, credit card companies, and debt buyers in individual and class action cases, filed across the country, involving the wide array of consumer lending laws and state consumer fraud acts, as well as various common law claims. He is a frequent author and speaker on consumer finance and class action topics, regularly presenting at a variety of industry-hosted national conferences. Jeff and his partner Katrina have been honored by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with an Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service.

Professional Affiliations

  • Conference on Consumer Finance Law (Member, Governing Committee)
  • American Bar Association (Consumer Financial Services Committee)
  • Mortgage Bankers Association (Member, Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Committee; Member, Litigation Task Force)
  • ACA International, Members Attorney Program
  • Receivables Management Association
  • Chicago Bar Association (Chair, Consumer Credit Committee 2006-2008)
  • Illinois Bankers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

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