Cindy Hanson focuses her practice on class action defense. Ms. Hanson has handled hundreds of matters under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, including over a dozen class actions. Her practice includes the representation of consumer reporting agencies, entities who furnish information to consumer reporting agencies and employers who use background checks for employment purposes. In addition, she has significant experience representing companies defending class actions under consumer protection statutes and state common law.
Prior to joining the firm, she practiced at a New York firm for four years. Ms. Hanson has made presentations on class actions, and all aspects of compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. She was named as a 2008 and 2009 Georgia "Rising Star" in the areas of Class Action/Mass Torts and Civil Litigation Defense by SuperLawyers magazine and is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.
Professional & Community Activities
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, Member