Merle W. Powell Jr. Photo

Merle provides support to the Business & Finance Department and the Litigation Department where he concentrates on the defense of clients in the financial sector. While with Reed Smith, Merle’s practice has focused on working with mortgage servicers and major banks, and areas of law such as the FDCPA, RESPA, TILA, FCRA, TCPA, and state consumer protection statutes.


  • Duquesne University School of Law, 1993, 法学博士
  • University of Pittsburgh, 1986, 理学学士, Biological Sciences, minors in Chemistry and Literature, summa cum laude

  • 宾夕法尼亚州

  • 州最高法院-宾西法尼亚
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Western District of Pennsylvania

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

  • Honorable Lee Mazur, Court of Common Pleas - Allegheny County, Pennsylvania