Michael Fausey

Attorney He / Him / His
Philadelphia

Michael Fausey advises consumer financial services clients in a range of corporate matters, including representing them in litigation brought by consumers in state and federal court, as well as in arbitration.

Mike regularly represents clients in a variety of individual and class action matters, including claims brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), and state Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAP) statutes. Mike also regularly litigates threshold jurisdictional issues, including related to arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

During law school, Michael represented clients in legal proceedings as they attempted to re-enter society upon release from federal prison and assisted immigrants in applying for citizenship. At graduation, Michael received the Outstanding Pro Bono Service Hours Award for completing more than 201 hours of pro bono work.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Deborah S. Hanlon-Schron, New Jersey Superior Court–Chancery Division, August 2018-August 2019

Judicial Externships

Hon. Cynthia M. Rufe, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, January 2018-April 2018

Recognition & Accomplishments

Recipient, Mindy Friedman Memorial Contract Drafting Award, 2018

Recipient, Outstanding Pro Bono Services Honors Award, 2018

Publications

Michael contributes to the firm's Consumer Finance Monitor blog.

Credentials 

Education

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2018)

Pennsylvania State University (B.A., with distinction, 2015)

Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania