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Curriculum Vitae

Mr. Benvenuto is a partner in the firm’s New York office where he handles a broad range of civil litigation in State and Federal courts. He concentrates on the defense of class actions, mass torts and other aggregate litigation.

Mr. Benvenuto represents private and public schools, religious institutions, camps and recreational facilities in a wide variety of liability matters, including the defense of claims alleging abuse.  He also participates in the defense of strict products liability matters commenced throughout the country.  As national litigation counsel for various major corporations, Mr. Benvenuto has been admitted pro hac vice in numerous jurisdictions and obtained defense verdicts in state and federal trials outside of New York.

Mr. Benvenuto also defends policyholders in a variety of other liability matters including claims arising out of professional malpractice, construction defects, construction accidents, and motor vehicle accidents.

Mr. Benvenuto also represents insurers on a national scale in all manner of coverage disputes. This includes litigating such actions through verdict.

Mr. Benvenuto has been a member of the Bar of the State of New York since 1995, and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts.

Mr. Benvenuto received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1994, where he interned with the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and was awarded for distinction in Clinical Advocacy.


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1994
  • B.A., Lehigh University, 1989


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York