Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 23, 2014
Attorney Leonard A. Bennett of Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C., will be a part of a panel discussion on the consumer experience in the credit reporting market during an upcoming meeting of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the law firm announced today.
The Bureau invited Attorney Bennett to join CFPB Director Richard Cordray and the CFPB's Consumer Advisory Board on Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon in Washington, D.C. The meeting at One Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW, is open to the public.
Bennett, a trial attorney and consumer advocate since 1994 who has litigated individual and class action cases throughout the country, has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars about credit reporting and the rights afforded to consumers. He has been quoted by 60 Minutes, The New York Times, USA Today, Kiplinger's and the Washington Post, among other media sources. Additionally, he has testified before Congress about the Fair Credit Reporting Act and how it functions for consumers and the economy.
On Feb. 27, Bennett will participate in a discussion on the challenges consumers face in the credit reporting market, the progress that has been made and the areas for improvement that remain. Director Cordray will offer opening remarks, and the Board will receive input from consumer groups, community and industry representatives and members of the public.
About Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C. (http://www.clalegal.com)
Serving consumers in Virginia, California, North Carolina and in other federal courts across the country, the lawyers at Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C., are among the nation’s leading consumer advocates and have tried numerous Fair Credit Reporting Act cases to a jury verdict. The Virginia-based law firm handles a wide variety of cases, including identity theft, inaccurate credit reports, debt collection abuse, problems with mortgage companies, employment background checks and other practice areas.
Attorney Bennett is on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA), the National Consumer Law Center’s Partner’s Council and is a Williamsburg Society member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.
If you need assistance with a credit report dispute or one of the other types of cases CLA handles, call 1-877-FCRA-LAW (1-877-327-2529) or complete the online contact form.
Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C.
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Alexandria, VA 22314