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Anthony J. McFarland

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Nashville
(615) 742-6250 TEL
(615) 742-2750 FAX
  • Anthony J. McFarland

    Member

    Nashville
    (615) 742-6250 TEL
    (615) 742-2750 FAX
  • Tony McFarland represents clients, particularly those in the financial services industry, in complex business litigation matters, including arbitrations and class and multidistrict actions, and advises them on electronic data privacy, security and management concerns.

    Tony has more than 30 years of experience working with leaders at financial institutions and public and private companies in actions involving:

    • Financial Institutions – Lender and broker-dealer liability claims, including those brought under the Bank Secrecy Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Tennessee Financial Records Privacy Act, the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act, Regulations E and J, the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and those relating to negligence and misrepresentation accusations. Tony’s counsel recently helped a client avoid a multimillion dollar loss in an overdraft fees class action.
    • Public and Private Companies – Claims involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, misrepresentation, director and/or officer liability, securities violations, and other business-related activities, including high dollar insurance coverage disputes.

    He also has worked closely with clients' in-house counsel and information technology professionals to advise them on:

    • E-Discovery & Data Counseling – Complex case and knowledge management best practices, including evolving cyber liability and data privacy issues, electronic data retention plans, and design and use of creative technology solutions for data concerns.

    Tony McFarland represents clients, particularly those in the financial services industry, in complex business litigation matters, including arbitrations and class and multidistrict actions, and advises them on electronic data privacy, security and management concerns.

    Tony has more than 30 years of experience working with leaders at financial institutions and public and private companies in actions involving:

    • Financial Institutions – Lender and broker-dealer liability claims, including those brought under the Bank Secrecy Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Tennessee Financial Records Privacy Act, the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act, Regulations E and J, the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and those relating to negligence and misrepresentation accusations. Tony's counsel recently helped a client avoid a multimillion dollar loss in an overdraft fees class action.
    • Public and Private Companies – Claims involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, misrepresentation, director and/or officer liability, securities violations, and other business-related activities, including high dollar insurance coverage disputes.

    He also has worked closely with clients' in-house counsel and information technology professionals to advise them on:

    • E-Discovery & Data Counseling – Complex case and knowledge management best practices, including evolving cyber liability and data privacy issues, electronic data retention plans, and design and use of creative technology solutions for data concerns.

    Together with his advice on electronic data management, during his career Tony's representation has assisted financial institutions and other businesses avoid more than $500 million in liability exposure.

    Tony chairs the firm's Technology Committee, is a Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow, and is an active participant in the Nashville Bar Association's pro bono program.

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    Nashville Bar Association, Chancery and Circuit Court Committee, Federal Court Committee

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    Best Lawyers in America® (2007-2015)

    Mid-South Super Lawyers 2007-2009 and 2011-2013

    Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow

    Order of the Coif

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