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Brenda is an associate in the firm’s Financial Industry Group. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Brenda was an associate at Akerman LLP, in their Consumer Financial Services Practice Group. She has experience representing banks and mortgage servicing institutions. Additionally, Brenda has extensive knowledge working with: (a) Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act; (b) Truth in Lending Act; (c) New York Banking Laws 6-1 and 6-m; (d) Real Property Actions and Proceedings Law; and (e) Federal Debt Collection Practices Act.


  • Cornell University, 2013, J.D.
  • University of Florida, 2010, B.A.

  • New York

  • Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network, Secretary

  • Honorable Alan S. Trust, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of New York