Jester of the TCPAWorld, Brandon Howard has represented clients in federal and state courts throughout the nation involving various consumer issues, including matters involving Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation and compliance. At Squire Patton Boggs, Brandon is a member of the firm's world-class TCPA defense team and litigation practice.
In addition to TCPA issues, Brandon's practice has touched on numerous areas of the law, from advising national and international clients in multi-million dollar cases concerning insurance coverage and bad faith issues to advising and resolving disputes against financial institutions involving the federal Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and various state consumer protection laws and entities. Specifically, Brandon's experience includes defending his clients' interests against individual, class action, and compliance litigation under the Federal Truth in Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the TCPA, and various unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (UDAP/UDAAP) statutes. By taking a lead role in these matters, Brandon has successfully represented his clients' interests at both the trial court/district court level and in later appeals to state and federal appellate courts.
Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Brandon served as a term law clerk for U.S. District Judge Richard L. Voorhees of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. During his clerkship, Brandon counseled Judge Voorhees on civil and criminal matters before the district court and on matters presented to Judge Voorhees as he sat by designation on multiple panels of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.