Myra Benjamin

Attorney

Washington, D.C.
Business Phone: 202.274.1902
Business Fax: 202.274.2994

myra.benjamin@troutman.com

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Myra is a staff attorney in the Financial Services Litigation section, whose focus includes the representation of clients in consumer law, business disputes, and commercial litigation.

Myra's practice focuses on defending against claims arising under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), and the Truth in Lending Act ("TILA").

Before joining the firm, Myra was an attorney with the law firm of Glasser and Glasser, and while in law school, she served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable John T. Cook, Campbell County Circuit Court.

*Admitted only in Virginia. Practice supervised by D.C. Bar members pursuant to Rule 49(c)(8).

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Network of South Asian Professionals (NetSAP-DC)
  • Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers’ Conference Minority PreLaw Conference
  • Ms. JD

 

Professional Experience

  • Staff Attorney, Troutman Sanders LLC (2017 – Present)
  • Associate Attorney, Glasser and Glasser, PLC (2016 – 2017)

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Education

  • College of William and Mary, B.A., 2006
  • Regent University, J.D., 2015
    Notes & Comments Editor, Regent Journal of Global Justice & Public Policy
  • University of Alabama, LL.M. (Taxation), 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Court Admissions

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

Clerkships

  • John Cook, Campbell County Circuit Court (Virginia’s 24th Judicial Circuit), 5/1/2013 - 7/1/2013