Chris Friedman helps banks, servicers, non-bank lenders, fintech companies, and other companies in the financial services industry handle legal regulatory and compliance issues, as well as litigation. Chris takes particular interest in helping companies in this space address emerging legal issues, and has worked with small businesses lenders, merchant cash advance companies, brokers, and lead generators to solve the unique legal problems faced by companies who work with small businesses. Chris has written extensively about the upcoming rulemaking related to Dodd Frank 1071, as well as other small-business lending issues. In addition to his regulatory compliance practice, Chris is an experienced litigator and a published author in the field of class actions. Specifically, Chris is the co-author of the settlement chapter of the American Bar Association’s Class Action Strategy and Practice Guide, and is the co-editor in chief of the ABA’s Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee newsletter.