U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


2018 Term

Oral Argument Date

January 07, 2019


Questions Presented

Whether the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act applies to non-judicial foreclosure proceedings.

Case Updates

Unanimous Supreme Court holds that enforcing a security interest without also seeking repayment of a debt generally does not qualify as “debt collection” within the FDCPA’s meaning

March 20, 2019

Click here to view the opinion. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief in support of this outcome.

U.S. Chamber and coalition of business groups urge Supreme Court to hold that the Federal Debt Practices Collection Act does not apply to non-judicial foreclosures

November 14, 2018

Click here to view the amicus brief filed by the U.S. Chamber, Mortgage Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Securities Industry and Financial Marets Association, and Western Bankers Association.

Andrew J. Pincus, Archis A. Parasharami, Daniel E. Jones, and Matthew A. Waring of Mayer Brown LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

Case Documents