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