CH&LA is once again partnering with Class Action Capital to introduce a refund opportunity to CH&LA members. During the webinar, Class Action Capital will share the most important points of the settlement opportunities, explain the claims process and also answer any questions. The settlement alleges that Visa and MasterCard violated the law by setting interchange fees and then made and enforced rules that prohibited merchants from steering customers to other payment methods, resulting in hotels paying excessive fees to accept payment from Visa and MasterCard credit or debit cards from their clients. If your hotel accepted Visa or MasterCard credit or debit cards for payment from customers anytime between 2004- 2014 you are likely eligible to recover a share of the settlement funds. During the webinar, Class Action Capital will share the most important points of the settlement opportunities, explain the claims process and also answer any questions.
Mr. Thomas attended the Honors College at Auburn University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in dual-degrees of Finance and Management of Information Systems (M.I.S.). He then attended The University of Alabama School of Law and Manderson Graduate School of Business where he earned a Juris Doctorate (JD) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Mr. Thomas' career has focused on all areas class actions and, in particular, class action settlements. Mr. Thomas was formerly with the law firm of Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd, one of the largest and most successful class action law firms in the country, where he was Of Counsel. Prior to that, Mr. Thomas was an attorney at Whatley Kallas where he concentrated on complex class actions, as well as assisted in the intra-firm settlement administration of multiple nationwide class action settlements. Mr. Thomas also worked as a consultant for GCG, consistently ranked as one of the best class action settlement administration companies in the country.