Meet Our Legal Specialists
Meet Our Legal Specialists
The Freedom Center
223 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Marty Schubert focuses his practice on the firm’s class action litigation, and currently represents numerous consumers who were charged improper overdraft fees by their banks or credit unions. He also assists with matters relating to voting rights and ballot access, and previously served as the voter protection director for the Tennessee Democratic Party.
Before joining Stranch, Jennings & Garvey (previously Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings), Mr. Schubert was a U.S. associate with Linklaters LLP in London, England, and an associate with Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP in Nashville. A native Chicagoan, he began his career as a middle school teacher in South Los Angeles. Before attending law school, he worked as a field organizer for the Obama campaign and as an Obama administration appointee at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. Prior to beginning his legal practice, he served as a judicial intern with Chief U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Schubert is a 2013 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. He graduated cum laude from Georgetown University in 2006 and earned his M.A. in secondary education in 2008 from Loyola Marymount University.
- Class Action Litigation
- Election Law
- Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2013)
- Member, Brooklyn Law Review
- Loyola Marymount University (M.A., Secondary Education, 2008)
- Georgetown University (B.S., Foreign Service, cum laude, 2006)
- New York
- Obtained multi-million class action settlements against two Kentucky-based federal credit unions for the improper assessment of overdraft fees on debit card transactions and multiple fees on the same item
- Settled dozens of overdraft fee disputes against banks and credit unions nationwide in 2020
- Survived 10 motions to dismiss overdraft fee claims in 2020 alone
- Gibbs et al. v. Firefighters Community Credit Union, CV-19-927066 (Ct. of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga Cnty., Oh., Aug 11, 2020) (denying motion to compel arbitration)
- Grote et al. v. HNB National Bank, No. 19MR-CV00936 (Cir. Ct., Marion Cnty., Mo., Jun. 30, 2020) (denying motion to dismiss overdraft fee claims)
Professional Honors & Activities
- Nashville Bar Association
- Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (2019)
- Note, When Vultures Attack: Balancing the Right to Immunity Against Reckless Sovereigns, 78 BROOK L. REV. (Spring 2013).
Throughout his career, Mr. Schubert has been involved in local education issues by representing suspended or truant students in administrative proceedings and serving as a committee member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Education Report Card. He is also a founding board member of The Ubunye Challenge, which raises funds for educational initiatives in southern Africa and the Caribbean through athletic endurance competitions.
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