No. G037225.

69 Cal.Rptr.3d 66 (2007)

157 Cal.App.4th 604

Rae F. ORTIZ, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LYON MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC., Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeal of California, Fourth District, Division Three.

December 3, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lakeshore Law Center and Jeffrey Wilens, Yorba Linda; Law Offices of Jeffrey P. Spencer and Jeffrey Spencer, San Clemente, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Irell & Manella, Gregory R. Smith, Marc S. Maister, Garland A. Kelley, Los Angeles, and Regine Rutherfurd, for Defendant and Appellant.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Edwin V. Woodsome, William W. Oxley and Khai LeQuang, Los Angeles; Hodel Briggs Winter, Irvine, Karla J. Kraft and Neyha G. Rajan; Irell & Manella, Marc S. Maister, Garland A. Kelley and Regine Rutherfurd, Newport Beach; Kimball, Tirey & St. John and Jeffrey Garland, San Diego; Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith and Thomas G. Oesterrich; Soltman, Levitt & Flaherty and Mitchell S. Brachman, Wetlake Village; Green & Hall, Robert L. Green and Michael J. Pepek, Santa Ana; Lynch Gilardi & Grummer, James Parton III and Francis D. Conway, San Francisco, for The Irvine Company Apartment Communities, Inc., Shea Properties Management Company, Inc., Fairfield Properties, L.P., Archstone-Smith Trust, Far West Management Corporation, VPM Management, Inc., Apartment Investment and Management Company, FPI Management, Inc., Stratus Real Estate, Inc., Western National Property Management, and Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc., as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.



These appeals raise an issue of first impression involving California's credit reporting statutes—the Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA) (Civ.Code, § 1786 et seq.)1 and the Consumer Credit Reporting Agencies Act (CCRAA) (§ 1785.1 et seq.)—and a novel class action issue.

First, plaintiff Rae F. Ortiz appeals from a summary judgment entered in favor of defendant...


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