Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus SCOTUS Oral Argument Synopsis


Recorded January 8, 2019

On January 7, 2019, NCBA member and Board Parlimentarian Brit Suttell attended the Oral Arguments in the Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus case at the United States Supreme Court. Today’s podcast focuses on:

  • Aspects of the case the SCOTUS justices seem to struggle with most in this case and the arguments.
  • Insights on the comments related to states’ rights/interest in governing their own property rights and considering whether the FDCPA would be an unwelcome infringement.
  • Other on-site perspectives as heard in the courtroom yesterday.

Listen to the podcast


Brit J. Suttell, Barron & Newburger, P.C.

Brit J. Suttell works in the Pennsylvania office of Barron & Newburger, P.C. She is a member of the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Law Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Suttell was a shareholder at Burton Neil & Associates, P.C., where she served as the firm’s Director of Compliance. In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Suttell is experienced in the creation, implementation and administration of policies, procedures, and compliance management systems. Her non-litigation experience also includes the handling of regulatory complaints. She has substantial familiarity with multiple consumer financial protection laws, and she has trained collectors and facilitated law firm audits by clients in the financial sector. Ms. Suttell is the President of the Pennsylvania State Creditors Bar. She has been a speaker at programs sponsored by the National Creditors Bar Association as well as the Pennsylvania Creditors’ Bar Association. She has been a guest blogger for the National List of Attorneys.

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