Ms. Bennett concentrates her practice in civil litigation with an emphasis on commercial, labor, employment, and class action disputes.

As an active member of the firm’s trial teams, her experience includes complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts nationwide, commercial arbitrations, class actions, and all types of employment litigation matters. Ms. Bennett is well versed in counseling clients through everyday labor and employment matters while balancing business realities with legal compliance. Prior to joining Howard & Howard, she worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Morton Denlow, United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Illinois (ret).

Ms. Bennett received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis in 2003 and her M.Ed. from National Louis University in 2005. Ms. Bennett was awarded her J.D., summa cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2011, where she received the Louis Brandeis Award (graduating student with the highest GPA), was admitted to the Order of the Coif, and received the Andrew S. Zucker Award, which is given at graduation for academic excellence, commitment to the law school’s future success, community activism and dedication to the legal profession. While in law school, Ms. Bennett served as a Senior Articles Editor for the Cardozo Law Review. She is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.

Emily E. Bennett

200 South Michigan Avenue
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60604-2461
Office: (312) 456-3422
Fax: (312) 939-5617