Steven C. Bennett
Partner, Jones Day
Steve Bennett is a Partner at Jones Day, New York, where his practice focuses on domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including cases involving bankruptcy, construction, corporate, energy, insurance, intellectual property, privacy and data security, and other disputes. He is chair of the Firm’s e-Discovery Committee and an active member of the Firm’s construction practice team. Steve is also co-founder of the Sedona Conference Working Group on International E-Discovery.
Steve is a member of the Large Case Advisory Committee for the American Arbitration Association and a member of the ADR Subcommittee of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Civil Litigation. He regularly speaks to a wide array of groups for CLE and other purposes and has written more than 150 articles on a variety of topics. His book, Arbitration: Essential Concepts was published in 2002, which another, A Privacy Primer for Corporate Counsel was published in 2009.
Steve is also a qualified arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and the CPR Institute and taught arbitration law at Brooklyn Law School for nine years. He co-teaches courses on advanced civil procedure (e-discovery) at New York Law School and Fordham and previously taught a similar course at Rutgers. He also taught a course on privacy law at Hunter College. Steve also writes a continuing column, “Arbitration,” with Professor Samuel Estreicher, which has appeared in the New York Law Journal since 2004, and his column, “Computer Law,” has appeared in the New York State Bar Association Journal since 2009. He blogs occasionally in the “Thinkernet” series at InternetEvolution.com and at NLJ.com.