ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Brock & Scott, PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Charity A. Olson to the firm. Olson will lead Brock & Scott’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation Group. Olson specializes in the defense of individual and class action claims stemming from alleged violations of lending, debt collection, credit reporting and other consumer financial statutes. She also regularly handles complaints involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, state attorney generals and licensing boards and is skilled in handling enforcement actions and other regulatory inquiries related to lending and debt collection practices. Her clients include financial institutions, loan servicers, credit card issuers, asset buyers, third-party collection agencies and law firms located throughout the United States.
Olson received her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan and obtained her law degree, magna cum laude, from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. She is a past president and board member of the Michigan Association of Collection Agencies and serves as ACA International’s State Compliance Chair for Michigan. She is a frequent lecturer on FDCPA, FCRA, TILA, TCPA and UDAAP claims.
Founding Partner Tom Brock said "We are excited to add Charity’s talent and industry expertise to our executive management team as a Partner. She is a leader in the consumer financial services arena and a tireless advocate for her clients. Her addition to the firm will greatly expand our litigation and compliance offerings which will benefit the firm’s existing clients as well as the diverse roster of clients that are already partnering with Charity. Adding her experience further solidifies our progress as a full-service law firm that delivers results, while adhering to a high level of compliance and best practices.”
Olson added, “Partnering with Brock & Scott presents a unique opportunity to expand this practice with a best-in-class firm that is a leader in the marketplace. I am proud to join this dynamic team and look forward to adding immediate value as we continue to broaden the firm’s existing litigation and compliance footprint.”
Founded in 1998, Brock & Scott has been a mainstay in legal recovery services for close to 20 years with offices across Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of practice area offerings covering mortgage default, bankruptcy, special assets resolution, eminent domain, real estate transactions, complex litigation, collections and financial services consulting. Brock & Scott continues to be a leader in the marketplace, providing value and results driven solutions to help achieve client goals.