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Ronald J. Eisenberg

Ronald J. Eisenberg

Class actions, contracts, consumer law, and collections
  • Consumer Law, Business Law, Collections ...
  • Missouri
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Timothy Charles Sansone
Reviewed by Timothy Charles Sansone February 7, 2021
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Ron is a great lawyer I respect and enjoy working with when we're on the opposite side of cases.
Reviewed by Charles Fuszner January 27, 2021
Best attorney to take junk-fax cases. Just a great attorney.
I have used Mr. Eisenberg exclusively to handle all of my junk-fax cases. He is absolutely remarkable. His knowledge in this arena of law, and his success and effectiveness in obtaining out-ofcourt settlements is nothing less than astonishing. I would use him regardless of where you are located in the USA. You simply could not do better.
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Biography

I have represented hundred of parties, both plaintiffs and defendants, in lawsuits in state and federal courts. My favorite cases are class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) targeting senders of annoying and illegal junk faxes, robocalls, and text messages. I have litigated more than 150 class action lawsuits and been appointed as Class Counsel multiple times in federal and state courts. Class actions are great way to level the playing field between consumers and large corporations.

Outside of my law practice, I am an avid marathon runner, having completed more than 50 marathons, including running 100 miles in less than 24 hours, and I also enjoy fishing and global travel.

Practice Areas
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Collections
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Tenants' Rights
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate
    Intellectual Property
    Personal Injury
    Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Areas
  • TCPA Robocall Class Actions
  • COVID-19 Class Actions
  • Contracts
  • Mortgage Class Actions
  • TCPA Spam Text Messages Class Actions
  • TCPA Junk Fax Class Actions
  • Merchant Processing Class Actions
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 15-minute telephone consultation for most legal areas. Small charge for initial tenant consultation due to high volume of such calls received.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Diner’s Club, JCB, American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    Terms vary depending on the area of law and amount at issue.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Most representation is on hourly basis, but contingency representation considered for collections and some other areas. Class action representation is always on a contingency basis.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
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7th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
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United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois
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United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
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United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
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Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Partner
Schultz & Associates LLP
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Staff Attorney
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
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Federal Judicial Law Clerk for Honorable David D. Noce
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
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Education
Saint Louis University School of Law
J.D. (1999) | Law
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Miami University of Ohio
B.A. (1992) | Political Science
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Honors: Dean's List
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Awards
2020 Pro Bono Wall of Fame
The Missouri Bar
Recognition for providing 40 or more hours of pro bono service.
ABA Free Legal Answers 2020 Pro Bono Leader
American Bar Association
ABA Free Legal Answers 2019 Pro Bono Leader
American Bar Association
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Top Attorney 10.0
Avvo
Platinum Client Champion
Martindale-Hubbell
Top Attorney 10.0
Avvo
ABA Free Legal Answers 2018 Pro Bono Leader
American Bar Association
Award for answering 50+ civil legal questions in 2018 on pro bono basis
Platinum Client Champion
Martindale-Hubbell
2018 Top Rated Litigator
ALM
2018 Pro Bono Wall of Fame
The Missouri Bar
Recognition for providing 40+ hours of pro bono legal representation during the calendar year.
Top Attorney
Avvo
Rated 10.0 out of a possible 10.0.
Top Plaintiffs Verdict/Judgment $32 Million
Missouri Lawyers Media
Recognized for $32 million judgment in a robocall class action involving more than 3 million calls
Challenge Coin for Pro Bono Service
Attorney General of Missouri
Platinum Client Champion
Martindale-Hubbell
Awarded to fewer than 1 percent of attorneys.
Top Contributor in Class Actions
Avvo
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
Top Contributor Award
Avvo
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings, have recognized lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards for more than a century. AV Preeminent is the highest rating.
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
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Missouri Bar  # 48674
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American Bar Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Title Law-Ethical Considerations
National Business Institute
Real Estate Closings From Start To Finish
National Business Institute
Landlord-Tenant Law
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law
National Business Institute
Speaking Engagements
Title Law from Start to Finish
NBI
Ethical Considerations, Real Estate Closings from Start to Finish
National Business Institute
Curing Top Commercial Real Estate Title Defects, Continuing Legal Education and Real Estate Seminar, St. Louis
National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar
Presented talk on Ethical Considerations
Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law, Landlord-Tenant Law: Leases, Evictions, Litigation, and Settlements Continuing Legal Education Seminar, St. Louis
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
Real Estate Litigation in Missouri Continuing Legal Education Seminar
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law, Landlord-Tenant Law Update
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law, Landlord-Tenant Law Beyond the Basics
Sterling Education Services, Inc.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Legal Answers
526 Questions Answered
Q. If my Hoa is entitled to 12% per annum interest but is charging me more than that, would I have a case?
A: The association’s declaration and rules & regulations govern. You would “have a case” if you sue and a case number is assigned. If you don’t pay the disputed charge then I don’t know what damages you’ve suffered. If you do pay the disputed charge and then sue, you’ll likely face the “voluntary payment doctrine” defense. Look up the phrase. If it makes financial sense, hire an attorney to communicate with the HOA and to defend a suit if there is one. I’d be shocked if the$2550 in legal fees are merely for writing one letter to you.
Q. Can a neighbor sue the HOA for them putting a lien on the property over tree trimming in this case?
A: Anyone can sue for anything. The neighbor could sue for slander of title regarding the lien. There is no guaranty that the neighbor will win, however, and I have a hunch that the HOA's declaration has a one-sided attorneys' fee provision. That means if the HOA wins in litigation it can recover its attorneys' fees. Have an attorney review the relevant documents.
Q. Can I be audio recorded without consent in a 2 party consent state?
A: Whether it is worth suing will depend upon the following: 1. What is your goal? 2. How much will it cost to sue? 3. What are your chances of prevailing? 4. What damages would you be awarded if you win, 5. Does the IL statute have a provision entitling you to receive reasonable attorney’s fees if you prevail? 6. How much is you tolerance for risk and what risks would litigation entail.
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Chesterfield, MO 63005
Telephone: (636) 733-6647
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