Aaron Weiss maintains a national litigation practice focused on telecommunications law, class actions and consumer claims. His cases often involve all of these areas of law. He also frequently counsels insurance companies on complex coverage issues relating to class actions and other aggregated litigation.
Aaron has particularly extensive experience in litigating matters under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). He has litigated dozens of TCPA cases on both a single plaintiff and class basis and heads the firm’s nationwide TCPA practice. His experience includes cases relating to conduct that occurred as early as 2005, and he has been involved in many precedent-setting Florida TCPA decisions.
Aaron also frequently litigates class action cases under a broad variety of consumer protection statutes, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA); the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA); the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP Act); the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA); the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA).
By appointment of Chief Judge K. Michael Moore, Aaron serves on the Southern District of Florida Ad Hoc Committee on Rules and Procedures. He has been the lead drafter of amendments to more than a dozen local rules. He regularly publishes articles and lectures on issues related to procedural rules in federal court practice and other issues related to his practice. He currently writes a regular column for Law360 addressing key issues under FDUTPA.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed into law a bill enacting substantial changes to the Florida Telemarketing Act. These changes went into effect on July 1, 2021. **The big deal is that the amendments include important changes to allow a ...