Cary L. Flitter practices consumer law with Flitter Milz, P.C. located in suburban Philadelphia and New Jersey. Cary serves on the adjunct faculty at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia and Delaware Law School of Widener University in Wilmington, Delaware, where he teaches Consumer Law and Litigation including Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collection, the law of repossession, and class action. He has guest lectured on consumer law issues at Harvard Law School, The University of Pennsylvania Law School, and other venues.
Flitter is a contributing author to Pennsylvania Consumer Law by Bisel Publishing Co. This is the leading treatise in Pennsylvania on consumer law. He is also a contributor to Consumer Class Actions 5th Ed. by the National Consumer Law Center. Cary was invited by the Federal Trade Commission to participate in workshops on Collection of Consumer Debt. Cary's consumer cases in the Court of Appeals include Brown v. Card Service Center, 464 F.3d 450 (3d Cir. 2006) (seminal circuit case on deception under FDCPA); Rosenau v. Unifund, 539 F3d 218 (3d Cir. 2008) (successful challenge to phony "Legal department" in dunning letter); Gager v. Dell Fin. Serv., LLC, 727 F3d 265 (3d Cir. 2013) (holding, in first impression, that consent to receive cellphone calls is revocable under Telephone Consumer Protection Act); and Douglass v. Convergent Outsourcing, 765 F. 3d 299 (3d Cir. 2014) (holding, in first impression, that placing the consumer's account number on collection envelope violates privacy provisions of FDCPA).
Cary is the recipient of several pro bono awards for his work on behalf of low-income consumers from the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations, and of the 2014 Consumer Lawyer of the Year Award from the National Association of Consumer Advocates. Cary serves as the Co-Chair of the Federal Courts Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association.