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Leonard  Bennett

Leonard Bennett

Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C.

Newport News, VA, USA

Len Bennett has been a consumer advocate in consumer practice since 1996. He was selected as the 2017 Consumer Attorney of the Year by the National Association of Consumer Advocates. Bennett is on the Board of Directors of Public Justice and the Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC), and a member of the National Consumer Law Center’s Partner’s Council.  

Bennett has been a speaker at numerous programs, including NACA and NCLC conferences, ABA and state bar CLE seminars, NAVY and ARMY JAG instruction and law school courses. He has presented NACA’s “Fair Credit Reporting Act” Congressional Testimony and is a contributing author to the NCLC’s Fair Credit Reporting Manual.
Mr. Bennett has litigated over a thousand individual and class cases throughout the country, served as lead or co-lead counsel in obtaining 7 of the 10 largest FCRA class settlements in the statute’s history and the majority of its multi-million dollar outcomes, and successfully tried multiple significant FCRA cases to a jury. Mr. Bennett was selected for Best Lawyers in America, as a Law Dragon Top 500 Plaintiff’s Attorneys, a 2009 Virginia Leaders in the Law and a multi-year Virginia Super Lawyer.  

Mr. Bennett graduated from George Mason University School of Law and has practiced before the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit United States Courts of Appeal and numerous federal District Courts.
Leonard Bennett is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Fair Credit Reporting Act - 23rd Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute, Monday, March 26, 2018

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