Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 16, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Robby H. Birnbaum, partner at the full-service business law firm of Greenspoon Marder, P.A., has been named president of The Association of Settlement Companies (TASC). Birnbaum, a regulatory compliance and defense attorney, will focus on promoting best practices in the debt settlement industry and protecting the interests of consumer debtors, through a series of TASC initiatives designed to heighten industry standards and promote better state and federal laws.
“Debt settlement can be a valuable tool for many consumers, when practiced appropriately,” says Birnbaum. “My job, as an attorney and now president of TASC, is to ensure debt settlement companies have the information and tools they need to comply with state and federal consumer protection laws and to become leaders within the industry.”
Birnbaum will also guide TASC’s lobbying efforts at the state and federal levels, seeking fair and reasonable legislation to promote consumer protection and industry growth, simultaneously.
In addition to the debt settlement industry, Birnbaum also concentrates his regulatory compliance and defense practice in the areas of marketing and advertising compliance, for-profit and non-profit debt management services, sellers of travel and tour promoters, medical device filings and compliance, consumer trade practices, government investigations, and state and federal licensing of regulated businesses and promotions.
Birnbaum received his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School and is admitted to practice in Florida, Wisconsin, and the U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Wisconsin and Southern District of Florida.
Established in 1981, Greenspoon Marder, P.A. is a full-service business law firm concentrating its practice in the areas of regulatory compliance and defense; commercial and residential real estate acquisitions and development; timeshare and fractional ownership development; resorts; community association law; zoning and land use; banking and real estate finance; commercial litigation; corporate tax and transactions; foreclosure and bankruptcy; labor and employment; immigration; tax, estate, probate and elder law; life settlement; disability insurance and insurance policy issues; family law; personal injury and malpractice litigation; and equine law. For more information, visit www.gmlaw.com.