Issa focuses his practice on representing clients in litigation and providing counsel to clients on compliance, risk management, and general business matters. He regularly advises clients on compliance with consumer financial laws and regulations, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). He also represents clients in class action litigation and regulatory actions brought under those and similar financial laws and regulations.

Issa has extensive in-house legal experience as both General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for companies. In those roles, Issa built compliance management systems, managed client and regulator audits, examinations, and other proceedings, and handled a wide variety of business and corporate legal matters. He draws on that experience to provide practical and workable business solutions for his clients.

While Issa primarily focuses on providing litigation and compliance counsel to clients, he also has extensive bankruptcy experience. Issa has represented debtors, creditors' committees, unsecured and secured creditors, trustees, and other parties in bankruptcy proceedings, restructurings, and litigation, including preference and fraudulent transfer actions.



University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., cum laude

University of Virginia, B.A.


  • California
  • Minnesota

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Professional Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • ACA International Members' Attorney Program (MAP)
  • ACA Collection Notice Review (CNR) Committee
  • ACA Collection Notice Review (CNR) Pantel Attorney

Board Memberships

  • Legal Advisory Board, Consumer Relations Consortium (2024)