Protecting the Rights of Consumers For Over 25 Years

Tiffany N. Hardy

Chicago Consumer Protection Attorney

Tiffany N. Hardy is a partner at Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC, and is dedicated to advancing consumer rights through affirmative and defensive litigation. Ms. Hardy’s career has been dedicated to protecting consumers from abusive and fraudulent debt collection activities and fraudulent business practices. Ms. Hardy joined the firm in 2007. Prior to joining Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC, Ms. Hardy was a staff attorney for the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law where she advocated on behalf of low-income individuals in need of affordable housing.

Prior to her work at the Shriver Center, Ms. Hardy was a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of D.C. in the Public Benefits Unit where she assisted low-income clients in obtaining and retaining government benefits. Prior to her work with the Legal Aid Society of D.C., Ms. Hardy was a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc where her advocacy on behalf of low-income clients spanned various practice areas including consumer law.

Ms. Hardy is graduate of Tuskegee University (B.A.) and Syracuse University College of Law (J.D.). Immediately following law school Ms. Hardy served as a law clerk to the Honorable John G. Himmelberger in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Atlantic County.

Areas of Practice:

  • 25% Consumer Law
  • 75% Class Actions
  • Antitrust Law
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • RICO Act
  • Trade Regulation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Mortgages & Foreclosures
  • Foreclosures
  • Garnishment
  • Consumer Protection
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Warranties
  • Wage & Hour Laws
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Multidistrict Litigation
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Landlord/Tenant

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of practice devoted to litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2007
  • New York, 2002
  • District of Columbia, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2007

Education:

  • Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York, 2001
    • J.D.
  • Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, 1998
    • B.A.

Representative Cases:

  • Unifund v. Shah, 407 Ill.App.3d 737, 946 N.E.2d 885 (1st Dist. 2011), later opinion, 2013 IL App (1st) 113658, 993 N.E.2d 518
  • Tocco v. Real Time Resolutions, 48 F.Supp.3d 535 (S.D.N.Y. 2014)
  • Balbarin et. al. v. North Star et. al., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 686 (N.D. Ill. 2011)
  • Manlapaz v. Unifund, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85527 (N.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Matmanivong v. Unifund, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36287 (N.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Kubiski v. Unifund, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26754 (N.D. Ill. 2009)
  • Cox v. Unifund CCR Partners, 2008 C 1005 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Ramirez v. Palisades Collection. LLC, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48722 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Ramirez v. Palisades Collection. LLC, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24921 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Cotton/Scott v. Asset Acceptance, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49042 (N.D. Ill. 2008)
  • Ketchem v. American Acceptance Co., LLC, 641 F. Supp. 2d 782 (N.D. Ind. 2008)
  • D’Elia v. First Capital, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22461 (N.D. Ill. 2008)

Get in touch with Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC by contacting us online or at (312) 626-3585.

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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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