Have you been sued by
Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
You have rights! Defenses to your debt may exist, and you may be able to
fight, discharge, or even the settle the debt at a reduced amount in monthly payments.
If you received a letter, phone call, or lawsuit from the debt collection
Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, you may have concerns about whether the debt is valid, and you are looking
for relief options. Furtheremore, if they entered a judgment against you,
you might be concerned about the risk of having your bank account frozen,
or your wages garnished. Regardless of whether the debt is for an credit
card, medical bill, or student loan debt, our lawyers can help you identify
the available debt relief options, including
alterntives to bankruptcy.
New York Debt Collection Defense Lawyers
At the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC, we help people resolve their
debts. We defend consumers from
debt lawsuits and protect them from unlawful collection activity. Even if your wages
are being garnished, or your bank account is frozen, it may not be too
late to get help. Our lawyers can advise as to all debt relief options,
which may include debt defense, debt disputing,
debt settlement, and
We offer a free phone evaluation, call our law firm at
Background Information on Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC is one of the largest debt-purchasing
companies in the United States. They are a publically traded company on
the NASDAQ stock exchange, with a total asset worth of approximately $1.64
billion dollars. They recently purchased a Norwegian debt-buying company,
expanding their operations to Europe and Asia. They are located at 140
Corporate Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23502. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
buys debt from financial institutions, such as Bank of America, FIA Card
Services, MBNA and Capital One Bank, as well as from other banks, lenders,
and debt assignees.
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Federal Cases Against Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
Swearingen v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, 892 F. Supp.2d 987 (N.D.Ill. 2012), a lawsuit was brought against Portfolio Recovery Associates, for violations
of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act of 1977 (FDCPA), when Portfolio
Recovery Associates threatened the debtor over the phone.
Dunham v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, 663 F.3d 997 (8th Cir. 2011), a lawsuit was brought against Portfolio Recovery, alleging a violation
of the FDCPA when Portfolio Recovery Associates sent a collection letter
to the Plaintiff for debt owed by another person with same name.
Cases Represented by the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg*
In re C.L., we helped our client settle, at a discount, a debt owned by Portfolio Recovery
Associates. A day after the account was settled, Portfolio sent another
collection letter to our client for that same debt. Collecting on a debt
already settled is a violation of the FDCPA. As a result we contacted
Portfolio of the circumstances, and after several correspondences we were
able to get our client an additional reward of $2500.
In Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
v. E.C., the Defendant was sued by Portfolio Recovery for a debt owed in the amount
of $8,600. After representation by our firm, we settled with Portfolio
Recovery for total amount of $2,500.
In Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC
v. A.S., the Defendant was sued by Portfolio Recovery for a debt owed in the amount
of $3,500. After representation by our firm, Portfolio stipulated to discontinue
In-House Legal Department
When Portfolio Associates intends to bring legal action to collect on a
debt, they can hire an outside law firm, or they can use their in-house
counsel. In New York, the following attorners are part of the Portfolio
Associates In-House Counsel:
- Sheena Daneshyar
- Mark R. Garvey
- Catherine Hedgeman
- Kristen Mantyla
- Christa Muratore
The office of the New York in-house legal department is located at 100
Park Avenue, Suite 1600, New York, NY 10017.
New York Debt Relief Lawyers
Are you interested in fighting, discharging or settling your debts?
On behalf of our Client's, our lawyers have fought and resolved many
cases with the debt collectors and attorneys at Portfolio Recovery. Where
appropriate, you may be able to resolve your debt within the realm of
a settlement at a reduced amount. Some client's matters result in
quite a substantial savings compared to the actual balance.
You may have strong defenses to your debt. You have rights that protect
you from wrongful debt collection practices under both state and federal
law. Our New York Debt Lawyers are well versed in the nuances of debt
collection laws, and can advocate to help you achieve a resolution.
We offer a free phone evaluation, call our lawyers at
*Each case is unique. Prior results do not guarantee future performance.
Speak to an attorney to learn more.