Kay Fitz-Patrick

Associate

fitzpatrickk@ballardspahr.com
Tel 424.204.4362
Fax 424.204.4350
Los Angeles
Kay Fitz-Patrick's practice focuses on consumer financial services litigation. Kay has experience with a range of consumer finance-related matters, including complex consumer class actions, investigations, and enforcement actions related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Truth in Lending Act, False Claims Act, Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and state equivalents, and state Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts and Practices statutes.


Judicial Externship

Honorable William Alsup, United States District Court, Northern District of California, 2007

Pro Bono Experience

Kay provides pro bono legal services on landlord-tenant, elder abuse, and veterans’ benefits, and workers’ compensation. Kay obtained parole for two battered women sentenced to life in prison.

Professional Activities

Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2015-present

Member, San Francisco Bar Association, 2007-present

Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, 2007-present

Member, San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association, 2010-present

Awards and Recognitions

Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States, International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2015

Pro Bono Appreciation Honorable Mention, Legal Aid of Marin, 2014-15

Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, State Bar of California, 2008-2010, 2012-2014

American Marshall Memorial Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States, 2012

University of California Hastings College of the Law, (J.D. 2007)

University of Houston, Honors College, (B.A. 2000, magna cum laude)

Languages

Spanish

French

California

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

United States District Court for the Eastern District of California

United States District Court for the Central District of California

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit