Simmonds & Narita LLP
44 Montgomery Street, Suite 3010
San Francisco, CA 94104
Direct Dial:(415) 283-1010
Tomio Narita specializes in consumer financial services litigation, unfair competition and complex business disputes filed against members of the credit and collection industry. He is a trial lawyer and litigator with years of experience representing creditors, national banks, debt buyers, finance companies, mortgage companies, collection agencies and collection law firms in cases arising under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Rosenthal Act (California Civil Code section 1788), and the California Unfair Competition Act, section 17200 of the California Business & Professions Code. Mr. Narita has successfully defended dozens of class actions and representative actions in state and federal courts in California and in states across the country. In addition, he frequently handles claims alleging fraud, negligence, invasion of privacy, breach of contract, intentional infliction of emotional distress, malicious prosecution and various commercial torts.
Mr. Narita has significant trial experience in jury and bench trials in courts throughout California, as well as in arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association. While his practice is focused in California, he has represented clients as lead counsel or co-counsel in states across the country, including Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Iowa, Missouri, Utah, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Narita is regarded as an expert in credit and collection litigation matters, and he has repeatedly been an invited speaker at collection industry events, discussing issues arising under the FCRA and FDCPA. He regularly publishes articles on issues facing members of the credit and collection industry.