Michael S. Bennett Associate



Michael Bennett defends the firm's clients in all aspects of complex civil litigation, with a focus on representing major New York City land owners, developers and contractors in complex Labor Law cases. Michael also represents a major national telecommunications provider in a variety of general liability disputes. He first analyzes cases for risk transfer opportunities, evaluates settlement value early and at various junctures, and prepares every case for trial. A thorough and zealous written and oral advocate, Michael has disposed of numerous matters on both procedural and substantive grounds.

For the first three years of his career, Michael honed his litigation skills at the New York City Law Department, where he defended the NYPD in civil rights lawsuits filed in state court. Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Michael was associated with a mid-sized firm where he focused on the defense of high-exposure medical malpractice lawsuits and litigated a number of general liability matters.”