Leonard A. Bennett

Leonard A. Bennett: Attorney with Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C.


Bennett has been a trial attorney and consumer advocate since 1994 in Newport News, Virginia. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA), on the National Consumer Law Center’s Partner’s Council and a Williamsburg Society member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He 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. Mr. Bennett presented NACA’s “Fair Credit Reporting Act” Congressional Testimony before the House Committee on Financial Services in 2003, 2007 and 2008. He has been quoted by the New York Times, the USA Today, Kiplinger’s and the Washington Post, amongst other media sources. He was a Federal Trade Commission invited panelist for its 2011 Debt Collection 2.0 Roundtable. Mr. Bennett is also a contributing editor to the NCLC Fair Credit Reporting Manual.

Mr. Bennett’s practice is focused on the representation of consumers. He has litigated individual and class cases throughout the country, trying as many credit reporting cases to a jury as nearly anyone in the nation and has been approved as Class Counsel in numerous class action cases.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Identity Theft
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Credit Repair
  • Credit Breach
  • Equifax Breach
  • Experian Breach
  • TransUnion Breach

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
877-667-2309  Phone
757-930-3660  Phone
757-930-3662  Fax
University Attended:
George Mason University, B.S., 1989
Law School Attended:
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1994
Year of First Admission:
1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 1995, North Carolina; 1994, Virginia
Newport News, Virginia, North Carolina, Federal and American Bar Associations; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; North Carolina Trial Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 8, 1965
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