Ashleigh C. Bennett is a litigation associate in Greenberg Traurig’s West Palm Beach office. She focuses her practice on commercial litigation matters with an emphasis on securities litigation and employment disputes. Ashleigh represents investment banks, broker-dealers, and registered representatives in litigation and arbitration proceedings before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and JAMS.
Prior to joining the firm, Ashleigh worked as an associate at another law firm where she litigated matters involving contract disputes, construction defects, insurance coverage, partnership and shareholder disputes, and real estate litigation. She also has experience in construction lien disputes, business transactions, shareholder derivative actions, and providing general counsel services with respect to compliance with laws and regulations. Ashleigh has prepared fact and expert witnesses for deposition and trial, and has taken and defended numerous depositions. She has also researched, drafted, and argued motions in state and federal court, negotiated and drafted settlement agreements, and handled mediations and arbitrations.
During law school, Ashleigh served as a student attorney in the Vanderbilt Community Enterprise Clinic. In that role, she advised small businesses on entity formation, governance, and federal income tax issues. Prior to law school, Ashleigh worked at a boutique law firm where she handled real estate closings and assisted with related business law matters.
- Securities litigation and arbitration
- Employment litigation and arbitration
- Commercial litigation