Siran S. Faulders

Siran S. Faulders

Troutman Pepper

Recognized since 2009

Richmond, Virginia

Practice Areas

Education Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Education Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Education Law
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Siran is a partner in the firm’s State Attorneys General and Enforcement Actions & Investigations practices. As such, she advises clients on a wide variety of state and federal regulatory matters, with a special emphasis on state consumer protection laws, including matters involving consumer financial services, data security, advertising and marketing.

A former Senior Assistant Attorney General, Siran uses expertise gained in public service to resolve issues with state investigators and has represented clients in an array of industries, including tobacco, pharmaceuticals, debt buying, credit reporting, small dollar lending, “big box” retailers, automobile sales, data collection and home service contracts, among others. A skilled negotiator, Siran is widely recognized for her diplomacy and her success in negotiating favorable settlements for her clients.

Active in national Attorney General organizations, Siran is well known by officeholders and their key staff, and she has addressed those organizations on matters related to data security, a hot topic among state regulators.

In addition to representing clients in single and multi-state enforcement actions, Siran’s practice includes representation of parents and their children in special education matters.


  • 1001 Haxall Point, 15th Floor
    Richmond, VA 23219


  • Bates College, B.A.
  • University of Richmond , J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • United States, District of Columbia
  • United States, Virginia

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Troutman Pepper
Irvine, California

217 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

109 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Education Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Education Law, Richmond (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Education Law

Special Focus

  • Disability
  • Litigation
  • Special Education

"Siran Faulders acts with the highest levels of integrity. The attention to detail and the knowledge of subject made all the difference. She is an excellent attorney, and I would not hesitate to refer someone to her!"

- Desi Wyatt (Smith Barney/Citigroup)

"Siran Faulders is a true expert in the field of special education law. Our son is in a much better place thanks to her tenacity, her knowledge of the law, her hours of research, and her genuine care for his wellbeing."

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