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Patrick Dillard


Business Phone: 804.697.1486
Business Fax: 804.697.1339


Patrick is an associate in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation section. Patrick focuses his practice on complex litigation and federal consumer protection statues, 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"), the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act ("DPPA"), and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"). Patrick is part of Troutman Sanders’ national practice defending consumer-facing companies of all types in defense of both individual and class action claims.

Before joining Troutman Sanders, Patrick served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable David J. Novak, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, where he handled a wide variety of cases, including many cases involving consumer protection statutes.

Patrick graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law, where he served on the University of Richmond Law Review. In addition, Patrick externed with the Honorable Henry E. Hudson, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. Before attending law school, Patrick worked as a school teacher.


Professional and Community Involvement

  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Matt Davis Foundation, Board of Directors

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders, LLP, 2017-present



  • University of Richmond, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2015
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, B.A., 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia


  • David Novak, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 8/17/2015 - 8/11/2017