Brooke K. Conkle

Associate

Richmond
Business Phone: 804.697.1873
Business Fax: 804.697.1339

brooke.conkle@troutman.com

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Brooke Conkle is an associate in the firm’s Consumer Financial Services practice, with a primary focus on Financial Services Litigation. Brooke focuses her practice on complex litigation and federal consumer protection statutes, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Regulation V (Reg V), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Regulation B (Reg B), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices laws (UDAP). Brooke is part of Troutman Sanders’ national practice defending consumer-facing companies of all types in defense of both individual and class action claims. Brooke has been counsel in individual and class action cases in many states, including Virginia, California, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia. She has also been counsel in complex regulatory investigations of consumer-facing companies.

Before joining Troutman Sanders, Brooke served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable David A. Faber in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, where she handled a wide variety of cases, including cases involving the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA) and the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).

Brooke graduated cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she was a member of the school’s Moot Court Board and was elected to the Order of the Barristers. In addition, Brooke interned with the Honorable M. Hannah Lauck, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. Before attending law school, Brooke worked for almost a decade in the publishing industry.

Brooke provides analysis and commentary on legal and business developments in the consumer financial services industry, with a focus on credit reporting and data brokers, through the Consumer Financial Services Law Monitor blog at www.consumerfinancialserviceslawmonitor.com.

Representative Matters

  • Counsel for national background screening companies in FCRA national class action and single-plaintiff FCRA cases.
  • Counsel for automotive financing company in ECOA case.
  • Counsel for national mortgage company in class action and single-plaintiff TCPA cases.
  • Counsel for national bank in foreclosure actions.
  • Counsel for national consumer finance companies in state regulatory investigation.

Speaking Engagements and Publications

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2016-present
Clerkship
  • Law Clerk to The Honorable David A. Faber, United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 2014-2016

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Education

  • University of Richmond, J.D., cum laude, 2014
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia