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We represent consumer and employees in actions regarding violations of the laws protecting their rights, and represent people and businesses being sued in high stakes collection litigation.View Our Results
Our current docket includes affirmative class action and individual cases challenging a wide variety of workplace and consumer protection violations, as well as collection defense engagements on behalf of individuals and businesses sued for significant amounts.View Our Results
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Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP
What We Do:
We help victims of consumer fraud, unfair business practices, wage theft, employment discrimination, and other marketplace injustice, as well as consumers and businesses facing collection on significant debts.
How We Do It:
We litigate federal class action and other significant claims against companies that have violated laws protecting employees and consumers from unscrupulous practices. We also represent consumers and businesses that are being subjected to aggressive collection litigation on large sums.
Who We Are:
We are proud to be “law nerds”. Federal civil procedure, complicated consumer and employment statutes, and difficult legal questions are our “wheelhouse”. We love it. We are even prouder to harness our love of the law to achieve outstanding results for consumers, employees and other wronged individuals. We regularly litigate against and beat well‐heeled defendants and their big‐firm lawyers.
The judgment against me was quickly vacated and the case was dismissed. - Michael and Rebecca
They are very professional, considerate and a pleasure to do business with. - K.Q.
I met my hero. - Ben
I will surely recommend any person who needs legal help. - Z.M.
Your firm is amazing at what they do. - Hector
His easy-manner and the knowledge he showed toward the subject matter. - Rawle
Meet the Principals
Kakalec & Schlanger, LLP's consumer practice is led by Daniel A. Schlanger, who joined Kakalec & Schlanger’s predecessor (Schlanger & Schlanger, LLP) in 2007. Mr. Schlanger is a graduate, cum laude, of Harvard Law School and a former clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit. His practice focuses on consumer protection work, including both class and individual actions brought on behalf of aggrieved consumers, as well as collection defense litigation.
The most exciting thing about my practice is that it provides an opportunity to combine sophisticated legal advocacy with the simple desire to help people who have been treated unfairly. To be engaged in intellectually satisfying work on behalf of people who truly need help is a blessing."- Daniel Schlanger
Kakalec & Schlanger’s employment practice is led by Tricia Kakalec, who comes to the firm from the New York State Attorney General’s office, where she served as Deputy Bureau Chief, Bureau Chief, and Special Counsel in the Labor Bureau. Tricia is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School who clerked in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and was a legal services lawyer for ten years. Tricia’s practice focuses on wage and hour law and employment discrimination.