Simmonds & Narita, LLP

We're a California Law Firm with Special Emphasis on
Defending Consumer Finance Litigation

Representative Matters

Simmonds & Narita, LLC provides focused, expert representation to clients facing a broad array of complex business disputes.  Our attorneys are seasoned litigators and trial lawyers with a reputation for excellence.


March 2021

California federal district grants motion for summary judgment filed by Simmonds & Narita debt buyer client on claims under the FDCPA, the Rosenthal Act, and CCRAA in identity theft case

September 2020

California state court grants motion to compel arbitration filed by Simmonds & Narita clients in putative class action asserting claims under the California Rees-Levering Act, California Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Act, and California’s Unfair Competition Law.

April 2020

Oregon Supreme Court holds that Account Stated is proper cause of action to recover unpaid credit card obligation and that Oregon’s 6-Year statute of limitations applies, not shorter limitations period of state where original creditor located

February 2020

California federal district grants motion to dismiss filed by Simmonds & Narita client on claims under the FDCPA and Rosenthal Act based on allegedly improper credit reporting activity

February 2020

California state court grants motion to compel arbitration filed by Simmonds & Narita client in putative class action alleging letter sent to plaintiff violated the California Fair Debt Buyer’s Act

January 2020

California district court dismisses putative class action filed against Simmonds & Narita’s debt buyer client, holding that letter seeking to collect time-barred account did not violate the FDCPA.

December 2019

Nevada federal district court grants motion to dismiss by Simmonds & Narita law firm client on claims under the FDCPA based on the alleged failure to comply with state garnishment rules

October 2019

Utah federal district court grants motion to compel arbitration filed by Simmonds & Narita client in putative class action alleging debt buyer violated FDCPA by allegedly failing to comply with state license requirements

June 2019

California federal district court grants motion to dismiss for Simmonds & Narita’s debt buyer client on putative class action claims brought under the FDCPA and Rosenthal Act regarding allegedly time-barred debt

May 2019

Simmonds & Narita files Amicus Brief in Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of National Creditors Bar Association

February 2019

California federal district court grants motion to dismiss for Simmonds & Narita’s debt buyer client on claims brought under the FDCPA and Rosenthal Act regarding allegedly time-barred debt

February 2019

California federal district court grants summary judgment for Simmonds & Narita’s law firm, servicer and debt buyer clients on claims brought under the FDCPA, Rosenthal Act and California’s Unfair Competition Law.

January 2019

Oregon federal district court grants motion to compel arbitration in putative class action brought against Simmonds & Narita’s debt buyer client.

November 2018

Simmonds & Narita files Amicus Brief In the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the National Creditors Bar Association.

September 2018

Arizona federal district court grants summary judgment for Simmonds & Narita law firm client in two cases, finding FDCPA claims based on the collection of delinquent homeowner assessments were barred by the Rooker-Feldman doctrine.

August 2018

Ninth Circuit affirms judgment for Simmonds & Narita’s law firm client, confirming that a plaintiff bears the burden of proving the defendant’s net worth in an FDCPA class action.

December 2017

Arizona federal district court grants summary judgment for Simmonds & Narita’s law firm client, dismissing FDCPA claims based on the collection of delinquent homeowner assessments

September 2017

Arizona federal district court refuses to certify FDCPA class comprised of delinquent homeowner association members filed against Simmonds & Narita law firm client

July 2017

California Supreme Court denies Petition for Writ of Mandate which sought to overturn appellate order affirming grant of anti-SLAPP motion in favor of Simmonds & Narita client

June 2017

Federal district court grants summary judgment for Simmonds and Narita’s law firm client on FDCPA claims; orders Plaintiff’s counsel to pay Rule 11 sanctions of $30,007

June 2017

State court grants anti-SLAPP motion, in part, dismisses six of nine causes of action against Simmonds & Narita client

March 2017

State court grants summary judgment in favor of Simmonds & Narita’s debt buyer client on FDCPA class action counterclaim

March 2017

Federal District Court grants summary judgment for debt buyer client of Simmonds & Narita

March 2017

State court enters judgment after trial in favor of clients of Simmonds & Narita on credit reporting and Rosenthal Act claims

December 2016

California state court grants summary judgment for debt buyer client of Simmonds & Narita

December 2016

Federal District Court grants Simmonds & Narita’s law firm client’s Motion to Dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction

November 2016

State court grants Simmonds & Narita’s anti-SLAPP motion in case alleging claims under California’s Identity Theft Act.

November 2016

Federal District Court grants Simmonds & Narita’s motion to compel arbitration of putative class action

July 2016

Simmonds & Narita obtained an order granting a defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment in the San Luis Obispo Superior Court

July 2016

Federal District Court dismisses class claims asserted against law firm client of Simmonds & Narita on eve of trial.

March 2016

Federal district court grants summary judgment for debt collector client of Simmonds & Narita

August 2015

Federal court grants summary judgment for debt buyer and its attorneys in putative class action

June 2015

Federal district court grants summary judgment for debt collector client of Simmonds & Narita

April 2015

State court grants Simmonds & Narita's anti-SLAPP motion in alleged "robo-signing" and "sewer service" putative class action.

March 2015

Federal court of appeals affirms grant of summary judgment for Simmonds & Narita client

March 2015

Federal district court dismisses Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case against Simmonds & Narita clients for lack of jurisdiction

March 2015

Summary judgment granted in FDCPA class action in favor of Simmonds & Narita's debt buyer client.

February 2015

Federal district court grants Simmonds & Narita’s summary judgment motion in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case.

 


 

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