Lynda A. Bennett


  • The Team Approach To Placing Niche Insurance Policies
    Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Editor : Howard, please tell our readers about your practice with Aon Risk Services Northeast, Inc. and describe your function within the firm.
  • Meeting The Diversity Challenge With All The Right Stuff
    Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Editor: Ms. Bennett, you have been a part of the diversity initiative at Lowenstein since your arrival at the firm. For starters, would you tell us something about the culture at Lowenstein and the particular importance of diversity in that culture?
  • Thursday, December 1, 2005
    As corporate counsel continually stress the importance of diversity among their legal counsel, outside law firms are scrambling to recruit, mentor, and retain highly qualified minority attorneys for their legal teams. Recent studies have confirmed, however, that the ability to achieve diversity has become more difficult as applications from prospective...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    Imagine the following nightmare scenario: You are an officer or director of a publicly-traded company.The company's finance department discovers serious errors in the financial statements reported in the company's last 10-K or proxy statement.The company does the right thing, corrects the errors and announces the corrections to the investing public and...
  • Tuesday, March 1, 2005
    Synopsis In Henkel Corp. v. Hartford Accident and Indemnity Co., 29 Cal. 4th 934 (Sup. Ct. 2003) ("Henkel"), the California Supreme Court upset settled expectations by holding that the right to insurance proceeds did not pass to the successor corporation in an asset transaction. Most courts conclude that the successor is entitled to coverage, irrespective...
  • Tuesday, February 1, 2005
    Editor: Ms. Bennett, will you tell our readers something about your career? Bennett: I am a Director at Lowenstein Sandler and Chair of the firm's Diversity Initiatives Committee. I was born and raised in the New York metropolitan area, and when I graduated from law school I joined the Newark office of a national law firm that specialized in insurance...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    All insurance policies are not the same. For any given type of policy, numerous different "standard forms" exist. Moreover, the standard forms provide a bare minimum starting point for coverage. A company should (1) have its policy endorsed to substitute better policy provisions where possible, and (2) have its policies customized to fit its specific needs...