Ms. Bennett is an experienced litigator who focuses on complex litigation matters, including class actions, securities, RICO, and state law matters. She has taught at Georgia State University Law School and was a member of the Central Staff of the Georgia Court of Appeals.
Ms. Bennett earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from the University of Georgia School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Furman University.
Representation of individuals in connection with securities claims arising out of a buy/sell agreement in federal district court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Representation of a national law firm in connection with securities and state law claims in federal district court
Representation of a credit insurer in defense of a class action on behalf of former policyholders seeking premium refunds
Representation of former owner of a non-profit hospital facility in an action alleging that a large public corporation owning numerous hospitals breached a contract to purchase the facility
Representation of the owner of a group of nursing homes in connection with a series of claims of alleged inadequate care and seeking, among other relief, to pierce the corporate veil and impose liability on individual shareholder
Representation of retirees and their beneficiaries in class actions alleging that several state retirement funds miscalculated retirement benefits over a multi-year period
Representation of a public hospital authority in defense of claims seeking substantial recoveries for alleged breach of executive employment agreements
Representation of major brokerage houses in defense of state law RICO action alleging that a publicly-traded company and a number of its individual shareholders had been injured by abusive short sales of securities