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Ed Sledge is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer who has developed a diverse litigation practice. Ed has a wide range of trial experience in high-stakes, bet-the-company disputes for a variety of corporate clients and private equity groups nationwide.  Ed uses collaborative problem-solving to help clients achieve their objectives and is equally adept at representing plaintiffs or defendants in complex commercial disputes.  He regularly represents financial services clients in connection with finance-related litigation, including the defense of class actions, lender liability, securities, and RICO claims.  In addition to commercial disputes, Ed routinely litigates product liability matters, consumer finance disputes, intellectual property disputes, and insurance coverage matters, as well as personal injury and wrongful death matters. Ed and other members of Bradley serve as national trial counsel for a unit of a Fortune 50 corporation.

Federal Reserve Implements Aggressive Liquidity Campaign as Growing Corporate Debt Threatens to Exacerbate COVID-19 Economic TollIn response to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, Congress recently approved a $2 trillion stimulus package in an attempt to offset the potentially disastrous economic effects of COVID-19. Meanwhile, central banks are implementing increasingly drastic measures aimed at preserving the availability of capital during the looming recession, which appears increasingly imminent as the global economy remains

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' TCPA Ruling Is a Mixed BagOn March 16, 2018, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) opinion in ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission, a consolidated appeal of the FCC’s July 10, 2015, TCPA Declaratory Ruling and Order. While the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the FCC’s approach to revocation of

FHFA Proposes Rule on Fannie Mae's & Freddie Mac's Duty to Serve Underserved MarketsPursuant to the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, which amended the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, federal law requires the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) to facilitate a secondary market for mortgages on housing for very low-, low-,