Ms. Hendriksen is a contributor to Goodwin's Consumer Finance Enforcement Watch blog, the marketplace’s first resource for real-time reporting on the full range of public federal and state consumer finance enforcement activity.
Patrice E. Hendriksen
Patrice Hendriksen is an associate in the firm’s Financial Industry Group and Consumer Financial Services Litigation practices. She joined Goodwin in 2014. Ms. Hendriksen focuses on enforcement proceedings and class action matters under federal consumer protection laws, including TCPA, FCRA, FDCPA, RESPA, and FHA. Her recent work for clients includes:
- Defeated class certification and appeal of certification denial of a putative nationwide class of individuals who allegedly received a telephone call on their cellphones regarding mortgage loans and refinances in violation of the TCPA.Jacobs v. Quicken Loans Inc., No. 15-cv-81386 (S.D. Fla.); No. 19-90028 (11th Cir.).
- Won summary judgment and obtained favorable dismissal in putative nationwide class action alleging several different violations of the TCPA and FCC regulations before plaintiff moved for class certification.Nece v. Quicken Loans Inc., No. 16-cv-2605 (M.D. Fla.).
- Defeated class certification of a putative nationwide class of individuals seeking recovery under the TCPA for allegedly receiving telephone calls on their cellphones marketing residential home mortgage modifications.Newhart v. Quicken Loans Inc., No. 9:15-CV-81259 (S.D. Fla.).
- Representation of a major mortgage lender in lawsuit filed against the federal government concerning the administration of the FHA loan program and defense of a False Claim Act lawsuit and investigation brought by the Department of Justice.
- Representation of a major debit card issuer in putative nationwide class actions challenging the assessment of overdraft fees.
- Successful defense of credit card lender against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) investigation under Fair Credit Reporting Act.
- Representation of national mortgage lender in putative class actions alleging violations of TCPA.
- Representation of a pro bono client seeking waiver of an alleged Social Security overpayment.
While attending law school, Ms. Hendriksen was an executive editor for The George Washington University Law Review
The George Washington University Law School
(Order of the Coif)
University of Delaware
(magna cum laude)