NY Debt Collection Law-Firm Stephen Einstein and Associates Handled 6,320 Debt Collection Cases In 2016

By: Robert J. Nahoum Stephen Einstein & Associates was, until recently, a relatively small time player in the New York debt collection world.  2015 changed everything for Stephen Einstein & Associates when it took over all the debt collection operations of the infamous and embattled debt collection law-firm Mel S. Harris & Associates. Mel Harris & Associates was essentially put […]

2nd Cir. Court Of Appeals Allows Fraudulent Default Judgment Class Action to Proceed

By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: In the matter Sykes et al v. Mel S. Harris and Associates LLC et al, the U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit has ruled that a district court was in its rights to grant class action status to a case in which debt buyer Leucadia National Corp and its lawyers Mel Harris and Associates […]