Artin is a partner in the firm’s business litigation practice group.  Precise and analytic, Artin brings over a decade of experience to bear on complex litigation problems.

Artin adeptly manages significant volumes of litigation for some of the country’s largest banks and financial institutions, never losing sight of providing an exceptional level of service to his clients.  He has been a dedicated financial services litigator since starting the practice of law at ground-zero of the financial crisis, affording him with an unparalleled depth of experience, versatility, and strategic vision.  With honed skills and clarity of thought, Artin is able to efficiently develop and execute bespoke defense strategies to ensure consistently favorable litigation outcomes for his clients. 

Artin’s innovative approaches are particularly well-suited to Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation.  He stands with his team at the leading edge of every development in the law and collaboratively draws upon the strengths of his colleagues to provide sound guidance to his clients around every twist and turn of the constant changes in the TCPA landscape at the district court, appellate, and regulatory levels. 

Artin has also written extensively on TCPA developments, as well as developments in other aspects of financial services regulations including state and federal mortgage servicing laws.  He frequently presents on these topics to the industry through speaking engagements and webinars. 

Publications

  • Autodialer Junction, What’s Your Function? D.C. Circuit Reverses FCC’s Internally Inconsistent Interpretations of ATDS Functionality, March 23, 2018.
  • D.C. Circuit Holds that FCC’s Interpretation of the Term “Capacity” is Invalid Because It Makes Nearly Every American a “TCPA-Violator-in-Waiting”, March 21, 2018.
  • TCPA Class Certification Denial Exposes Major Spousal Scheme, February 12, 2018.
  • Patience is Waning: Courts Start Reversing Themselves on TCPA Stays as Delay on Omnibus Ruling Continues, February 12, 2018.
  • Bottles of Ink: Court Observes that FCC’s Recent “Regulatory Crusade” Has Only Made the TCPA Murkier, January 13, 2018.
  • The Ninth Circuit Makes it Easier to Plead Text Message TCPA Cases, April 18, 2017.
  • Industry Hits Back Against the Plaintiffs’ Bar’s Effort to Eviscerate TCPA Consent Rulings, March 15, 2017.
  • Glaski v. Bank of America: A Eulogy on the Eve of its One-Year Anniversary (California Mortgage Bankers Association Mortgage Finance News), Spring 2014.
  • Is Glaski Back From the Dead? (California Mortgage Finance News), Summer 2016.
  • Hackers and Mortgage Fraud: The Perils of Using Free E-mail Providers (California Mortgage Bankers Association Mortgage Finance News), Fall 2013.
Experience

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  • Obtained a defense judgment after a five-day bench trial in favor of a nation-wide loan servicer who was sued for fraud and breach of contract.
  • Obtained an order compelling arbitration in first-of-its-kind ruling enforcing an online click-wrap agreement involving a “pre-checked” box accepting terms.
  • Obtained a judgment of nonsuit at trial in favor of a lender in a lawsuit filed by a borrower to quiet title to her mortgage.
  • Won summary judgment on several lawsuits filed by borrowers against loan servicers, lenders, and banks for wrongful foreclosure, fraud, and breach of contract.
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Bar admissions

  • California
  • Florida

Admitted to practice before:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida

Education

  • J.D., 2006, Chapman University School of Law
    • cum laude
  • B.A., 2003, University of California, Irvine
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