Automotive Practice Group

CAF Lawyers in the Automotive Practice Group have represented national and family owned-dealership groups for decades. We act as outside personal counsel for many groups across California and neighboring states. We specialize in helping dealers solve legal headaches with minimal business disruption. In addition, our regulatory lawyers represent electric motor vehicle start-ups, Internet-based/mobile application-based automotive platforms, online advertisers, and other industry newcomers in what has become an increasingly unpredictable environment.

Extensive Experience

We have appeared in federal and state court, and in administrative hearings. Our litigators have extensive experience defending dealerships in consumer actions, TILA violations, class actions, labor and employment actions, administrative actions and other general disputes involving dealerships.

  • Advertising & Promotions
  • Class Actions and Consumer Defense
  • F&I Sales & BAR Audits and Compliance
  • Labor & Employment Advice and Counseling
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Investigations
  • Corporate Formations and Transactions
  • Complex Litigation
  • Outside General Counsel Services
  • Privacy, Data Protection, Cybersecurity and CCPA
  • Wage and Hour Litigation Defense

Uniquely Positioned

Our regulatory and compliance teams handle challenges involving privacy, advertising regulations and CCPA, and work with dealer clients to develop effective compliance, audit and training solutions for Sales, F&I and the service drive. Our automotive lawyers are uniquely positioned to strategize and dive into multi-state regulatory projects for advertising, licensing, franchising, and title/registration issues.