Leonard A. Bennett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Newport News, VA

Consumer Litigation Associates, PC
 | 763 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 1-A
Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: 757-930-3660
Fax: 757-930-3662
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Consumer Law (60%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
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Attorney Profile

The founding partner of Consumer Litigation Associates, Leonard A. Bennett represents clients across the nation from his firm in Newport News, Virginia. He focuses his legal practice on consumer law, including consumer protection matters, class action lawsuits and plaintiffs' civil litigation matters.

Mr. Bennett earned his Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University in 1989. He then received his Juris Doctor from what was then known as George Mason University School of Law in 1994 and was admitted to practice law before the state courts of Virginia and North Carolina. He is admitted to practice law before numerous federal district courts across the nation and before the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 3rd, 4th, 6th, 9th, and 11th Circuits. Mr. Bennett is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Over his nearly 27-year career as an attorney, Mr. Bennett has earned an excellent reputation as a strong advocate for his clients. He has received multiple awards and honors and has been named among the Nation's Top 500 Plaintiffs' Attorneys by Lawdragon. Mr. Bennett was invited to testify before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services in 2003, 2007 and 2008. Mr. Bennett's work has included representing individual and class plaintiffs in numerous actions across the U.S.

Mr. Bennett serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Consumer Advocates. He also serves on the partner's council for the National Consumer Law Center. He has been quoted in multiple national media sources, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Kiplinger, USA Today and others. Mr. Bennett is a member of the Williamsburg Society of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and has been an invited speaker at the National Consumer Law Center and the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Consumer Law
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Auto Dealer Fraud, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Identity Theft, Lemon Law, Class Actions


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021

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About Leonard Bennett

Admitted: 1994, Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.clalegal.com/component/zoo/item/leonard-a-bennett


  • Co-Recipient, Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year, Frankie Muse Freeman Organizational Pro Bono Award, Virginia State Bar, 2019
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Top Plaintiffs' Firm in the Nation, Financial Services Litigation, Elite Trial Lawyers, Financial Services Litigation, National Law Journal, 2020
  • Top Consumer Lawyer in the Nation, Consumer Lawyer of the Year, National Association of Consumer Advocates, 2017
  • Top 500 Plaintiffs Attorneys, Nation, www.LawDragon.com
  • Top Plaintiffs' Firm, Financial Services Litigation, Elite Trial Lawyers, Financial Services Litigation, National Law Journal, 2019
  • Virginia Leaders of the Law, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • North Carolina State Bar, 1995
  • 3rd, 4th, 6th, 9th, 11th Circuit Courts of Appeals
  • Virginia State Bar, 1994

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Youth Volunteer Corp. of Hampton Roads, Board of Directors, 2020
  • National Consumer Law Center, Partners Council, 2020
  • Public Justice, Board of Directors, 2020
  • Virginia Living Museum, Board of Directors, 2020
  • Hampton Roads Refugee Relief, Board of Directors, 2020
  • Virginia Poverty Law Center, Member Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • National Consumer Law Center Conference Speaker

Educational Background:

  • George Mason University, School of Business, B.S. Finance, 1989

Industry Groups

  • Financial Services and Consumer Protection
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Office Location for Leonard A. Bennett

763 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Suite 1-A
Newport News, VA 23601

Phone: 757-930-3660

Fax: 757-930-3662

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Last Updated: 2/16/2021

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