Protecting the Rights of Consumers For Over 25 Years

Cassandra P. Miller

Chicago Consumer Protection Attorney

Cassandra P. Miller is a Partner at Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC, specializing in the practice of consumer law – both individual and class action litigation. She has been appointed class counsel in numerous federal class actions that have resulted in significant recovery to consumers.

Cassandra has spent her legal career helping consumers subjected to unfair and abusive debt collection efforts; helping consumers correct credit reporting errors; and protecting individuals from deceptive business practices. Cassandra has successfully briefed, argued, and been appointed class counsel in numerous class actions involving issues of first impression. Cassandra is experienced in a variety of consumer areas and statutes, including but not limited to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Illinois Consumer Fraud & Deceptive Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and both the Illinois and Federal Whistle Blower Acts.

Cassandra has also successfully helped defend consumers being sued by debt collectors attempting to collect a wide variety of debts including credit card, student loans, auto loans, nursing home bills, and others.

Cassandra earned her J.D. in 2006 from the John Marshall Law School, Magna cum laude, and her B.A. in 2001 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While in law school, she externed for the Honorable Edward Burr in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division, and earned CALI awards for the highest grade in six classes.

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2007

Education:

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 2006
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 2001
    • B.A.

Representative Cases:

  • Pietras v. Sentry, 513 F. Supp. 2d 983 (N.D. Ill. 2007)
  • Hernandez v. Midland, 2007 Lexis 16054 (N.D. Ill. 2007)
  • Pietras v. Sentry Ins. Co., U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16015 (N .D.Ill. 2007)
  • Hernandez v. Midland Credit Mgmt., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16054 (N.D. Ill. 2007)
  • Balogun v. Midland Credit Mgmt., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74845 (S.D. Ind. 2007)
  • Miller v. Midland Credit Mgmt., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18518 (N .D. Ill. 2009)
  • Miller v. Midland Credit Management, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16273 (N .D. Ill. 2009)
  • American Family Mutual Ins. Co. V. CMA Mortgage, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30233 (S.D. Ind. 2008)
  • Herkert v. MRC Receivables Corp., 254 F.R.D. 344 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Walker v. Calusa Investments, LLC, 244 F.R.D. 502 (S.D. Ind. 2007)
  • Frydman v. Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69502 (N.D. Ill. 2011)
  • Webb v. Midland Credit Mgmt., Inc., No. 11 C 5111, 2012 WL 2022013 (N.D. Ill. May 31, 2012)
  • Tabiti v. LVNV Funding, LLC, No. 13 C 7198, 2017 WL 168176 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 17, 2017)
  • Wheeler v. Midland Funding, LLC, No. 15 C 11152, 2017 WL 3235683 (N.D. Ill. July 31, 2017)
  • Magee v. Portfolio Recovery Assocs., LLC, No. 12 CV 1624, 2016 WL 2644763, (N.D. Ill. May 9, 2016), reconsideration denied, No. 12-CV-1624, 2016 WL 4765682 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 13, 2016)

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Speaker, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Conference, National Consumer Law Center, 2018: ESI Discovery in FDCPA and TCPA Cases
  • Speaker, Consumer Rights Litigation Conference, National Consumer Law Center, 2018: ESI for the Non-Class Consumer Attorney
  • Speaker, Consumer Rights Litigation Conference, National Consumer Law Center, 2018: FDCPA Claims on Time-Barred Debt Collection

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Chicago Bar Association

Languages:

  • Spanish

Contact Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC online or by phone at (312) 626-3585.

Accolades & Associations

Why Choose The ECLG Team?

  • 12 Knowledgeable Attorneys

    ECLG is one of the largest Consumer Rights firms in Illinois and has the bandwidth to meet your needs.

  • 200+ Years of Experience

    Our team has over two centuries of combined experience representing consumers like you.

  • $500 Million Recovered

    When your rights have been violated, you need attorneys who can
    achieve results.

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