Mr. Bennett focuses his practice primarily on litigating corporate governance matters, regularly representing institutions and individuals in class and derivative actions. He has significant experience representing stockholders in Delaware's Court of Chancery, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, and Delaware's Supreme Court.
Mr. Bennett also has substantial experience representing clients in a diverse array of general litigation matters. He has successfully represented several large condominium homeowners associations and communities in claims related to building and design defects. Mr. Bennett regularly defends commercial entities against claims brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Drawing in part from his background in science and medicine, Mr. Bennett also has considerable experience litigating toxic tort matters.
Notably, Mr. Bennett recently obtained a $6,518,000 verdict on behalf of his client, following a three week jury trial in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division.
In addition to appearing before all of Delaware's trial courts, Mr. Bennett has successfully briefed and/or argued several appeals before the Delaware Supreme Court.
Prior to joining Cooch and Taylor, Mr. Bennett completed a one year clerkship for former Chief Justice Myron T. Steele of the Delaware Supreme Court