• New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


  • Fordham University School of Law, JD
  • U.S. Air Force Academy, BS
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Donna M. Bates

Of Counsel

Princeton, NJ v. +1.609.750.2655 f. +1.609.275.2516

Donna M. Bates is a member of the consumer financial services team and represents clients on a variety of consumer finance litigation matters, including disputes under TILA, RESPA, FCRA, ECOA and FDCPA, state law UDAP claims, and other common law claims.

Ms. Bates is also experienced with all aspects of civil, commercial, and complex litigation matters.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Bates was a deputy district attorney at the District Attorney’s Office, Fourth Judicial District.

She also served in the U.S. Air Force as an officer in various roles, including protocol officer, flight commander, and section commander.

While in law school, Ms. Bates was the ADR & the law editor for the Fordham University School of Law International Law Journal


Ms. Bates is a member and lead vocalist of the Princeton School of Rock Adult Performance Program. She is also involved in Boy Scout Troop 71, Mercer County.