Consumer Attorneys

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Consumer Attorneys
IndustryLaw Practice
Founded2021; 3 years ago (2021)
  • David Chami (MD)
  • Daniel Cohen (CEO)
HeadquartersBrooklyn, New York
Number of locations
ServicesConsumer protection & personal injury

Consumer Attorneys is a consumer litigation firm specializing in federal court actions against credit reporting bureaus, creditors, debt collectors, and financial institutions to protect consumer rights and promote financial fairness. The firm was founded in 2021 by co-founders Daniel Cohen and David Chami. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, the firm has expanded its reach across 17 states with a team of over 20 attorneys. With a core focus on enforcing the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Consumer Attorneys actively engages with national advocacy organizations to champion economic justice, advanced claims analysis, and consumer rights.[1]

Their expertise covers various consumer protection practice areas, such as rectifying credit reporting errors, addressing background check inaccuracies, combating debt collection harassment, defending against telemarketer harassment, providing legal support in employment matters, assisting with bankruptcy proceedings, organizing class actions, advocating for data breach victims, and representing individuals in personal injury cases.[2]


Consumer Attorneys, established in 2021 by co-founders Daniel Cohen and David Chami, is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. The firm expanded its presence to encompass offices in more than 20 states, including establishing a nationwide referral network. This strategic growth aims to enhance consumer protection by addressing advocacy and litigation outreach gaps.[3]

The law firm garnered national attention on May 3, 2023, when its managing partner, David Chami, was a victim of gun violence during a legal conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chami sustained three gunshot wounds during a street shootout, narrowly escaping a life-threatening situation. Following an extensive and intensive recovery period involving multiple surgeries and an extended stay in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Chami emerged as a vocal advocate for gun reform.[4]


Consumer Attorneys protect consumers from credit reporting inaccuracies by data furnishers and reporting agencies. It is committed to enforcing the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The firm's experienced team advocates for consumer rights in courts across the United States and has a strong track record of recovering significant sums on behalf of consumers. They handle cases of all sizes and are willing to pursue class-action litigation against well-funded corporations.[5]

Consumer Attorneys assist clients in pursuing legal action to rectify errors in credit reports, contest deceptive debt collection correspondence, and devise effective resolutions for consumer finance issues. The firm's expertise includes addressing issues like mixed credit files, aiding victims of identity fraud, and rectifying inaccuracies in credit reports, enabling clients with previously denied credit opportunities such as employment, mortgages, and credit cards to seek opportunities.[6]

The firm actively participates in organizations like the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) and the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC). The firm is the main sponsor of the 2023 NCLC Consumer Rights Litigation Conference and Class Action Symposium.[7]


Daniel Cohen

Daniel Cohen is the CEO and founding partner of the firm. He holds a law degree from Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and is licensed to practice in Arizona, the District of Arizona, New York, and the Eastern, Southern, and Northern Districts of New York. Before founding Consumer Attorneys, he worked at Cohen & Mizrahi LLP for five years, where he was known for his expertise in tech-forward business development strategies.[8]

David Chami

David Chami is the managing partner. He graduated with honors from Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and is licensed to practice law in various U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals and District Courts. Chami has a strong record in appellate court cases and has represented clients in high-profile cases, including securing a $5 million settlement for the family and estate of Mohammed Muyhamin, a victim of a police arrest in Phoenix in 2017.[9]


Consumer Attorneys offers a range of services to support individuals, single practitioners, and law firms navigating the complexities of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These services include legal counsel, advice, claims analysis, litigation strategy development, and referrals.

The firm specializes in consumer litigation and advocacy, with expertise in various practice areas, including:

  • Credit Reporting Errors[10]
  • Background Check Errors
  • Debt Collection Harassment
  • Telemarketer Harassment
  • Employment Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Actions
  • Data Breaches
  • Personal Injury

Office locations

Consumer Attorneys is headquartered in New York City and represents the interests of consumers nationwide in both state and federal courts. The firm maintains offices in 17 cities across the United States, including Scottsdale and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles and San Diego, California; Miami and Tampa, Florida; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Seattle, Washington; Dallas and San Antonio, Texas; Las Vegas, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois; Baltimore, Maryland; Dearborn, Michigan; Newark, New Jersey; and Atlanta, Georgia.

In the media



  1. Wedell, Katie. "Does Airbnb do criminal background checks? Yes. Policy sparks backlash among consumers". USA TODAY. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  2. "An Opaque Web of Credit Reports Is Tracking Everything You Do". Money. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  3. "Employee background check errors harm thousands of workers | TechTarget". HR Software. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  4. "Daniel Cohen, Consumer Attorneys: "credit is like your health – when it's good, you don't think about it"". Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  5. "How Checkr Screens Employees' Background (and Other Things You Need to Know about the AI-Based Platform)". Lawyer Monthly | Legal News Magazine. 17 February 2023. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  6. McGee, Charlie (8 September 2023). "Lawsuit: Faulty algorithms stop Jacksonville renters from finding homes". The Tributary. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  7. Vandell, Perry. "Phoenix approves $5 million settlement for 'I can't breathe' death in police custody". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  8. Jr, Richard A. Oppel (10 December 2018). "How Phoenix Explains a Rise in Police Violence: It's the Civilians' Fault". The New York Times. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  9. "Gun Violence In America — A Survivor Tells His Story and Calls for Action | The Los Angeles Tribune". 28 June 2023. Retrieved 14 September 2023.
  10. "Why the Pandemic May Be Hurting Your Credit Score". Consumer Reports. 3 February 2021. Retrieved 14 September 2023.

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