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David J. Federbush

Suite 9134977 Battery LaneBethesda, MD 20814
Phones: (301)657-4680
Fax: (301)657-4684
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After twelve years as an award winning federal civil prosecutor of unfair and deceptive trade practices at the FTC, Mr. Federbush has for twenty-five years represented corporations and individuals in a broad range of civil actions including commercial, consumer, financial fraud, and negligence suits.  He has practiced in civil litigation firms and on his own in Miami, D.C. and suburban Maryland, appearing in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels and in...

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After twelve years as an award winning federal civil prosecutor of unfair and deceptive trade practices at the FTC, Mr. Federbush has for twenty-five years represented corporations and individuals in a broad range of civil actions including commercial, consumer, financial fraud, and negligence suits.  He has practiced in civil litigation firms and on his own in Miami, D.C. and suburban Maryland, appearing in federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels and in government agency proceedings.  Law journal articles he has published on unfair and deceptive trade practices have been cited as authority in appellate court opinion.

Mr. Federbush is located in Bethesda, Maryland, which is just beyond the D.C. city line. He also travels periodically to south Florida where he works out of Delray Beach.

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Practice Areas
Administrative Law - FTCRegulatory, including Regulatory TakingsDeceptive and Unfair Trade PracticesComplex Commercial LitigationConsumer Law and PrivacyContractsFinancial FraudFinancial InstitutionsInsuranceIntellectual PropertyNegligenceDiscrimination
Litigation
90%
Honors
FTC Award for Meritorious Service: For Tireless Efforts, Commitment to excellence and dedication to the public interest, 1983FTC Award for Superior Service: For Sustained Excellent Performance in the Prosecution of Investment Fraud, 1988
Published Works
"The Unexplored Territory of Unfairness in Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices", The Florida Bar Journal, May, 1999"Little FTC Act Claims Are Some Big Deal", The National Law Journal (In Focus Health Care section), July 5, 1999"The Unclear Scope of Unconscionability in FDUTPA", The Florida Bar Journal, July-August, 2000"Florida and Federal Protection of Privacy in E-Commerce", The Florida Bar Business Law Section Quarterly Report, February, 2001"Halting Unauthorized Access to Personal Data", The National Law Journal (In Focus Computer Law section), March 5, 2001"Obtaining Relief for Deceptive Practices Under FDUTPA", The Florida Bar Journal, November, 2001"FDUTPA for Civil Antitrust: Additonal Conduct, Party, and Geographic Coverage; State Actions for Consumer Restitution", The Florida Bar Journal, December, 2002"Rebuttable Presumption of Reliance in Class Actions", The Maryland Bar Journal, July/August, 2003"Entitlement to Attorney's Fees Under FDUTPA", The Florida Bar Journal, January, 2004"Damages Under FDUTPA", The Florida Bar Journal, May, 2004
Classes and Seminars
"Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act", CLE Seminar - Current Issues in Litigation - Miami, FL 2003
"Trying and Defending a Consumer Protection Case", CLE Seminar - Miami FL, January, 2004
"Litigation under FDUTPA", Florida Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Coral Gables, Fla., March 2004
Representative Clients
Representative Past and Present Clients:Davis Paul, Former CEO, CenTrust Savings & LoanCommodore Aviation, Inc.Receiver for FBA, Inc.Fininvest America Corp. Liquidating TrustUnited States Fidelity & Guaranty CompanyVesta Insurance GroupAT&T Corp.Barnett Bank of South FloridaData Lease Financial Corp.Care Florida, Inc.IVAX Industries, IncTrustee, Television Film Trust Agreement with Jackie Gleason Ent.with Jackie Gleason Enterprises, Inc.Arthur Andersen & Co.Farm Fresh Supermarkets of Maryland, Inc.Numerous individuals
People
Attorneys
Federbush, David Jay (Sole Practitioner)
Office Information
Address
Suite 9134977 Battery LaneBethesda, MD 20814
Phone
(301)657-4680
Fax
(301)657-4684
Other Offices
David J. Federbush
5581 Glen Abbey Court
Delray Beach, Florida 33484
(561)865-2930
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