Davidson, Benjamin R.
Current Employment Position(s)
Year Joined Organization: 2007
Benjamin is an associate at the firm whose practice focuses on complex litigation. Representative matters include:
- Representing two individuals in a False Claims Act suit brought against an insurance company relating to its claims-handing procedures following Hurricane Katrina
- Representing a successor trust established pursuant to Section 524(g) of the Bankruptcy Code in insurance coverage litigation
- Representing several individuals with disabilities and two disability rights organizations in a suit against a large hotel chain for Americans with Disabilities Act violations
- Representing a Sri Lankan exporting company in an insurance dispute arising out of a product liability action
Benjamin also maintains an active pro bono practice. His pro bono matters include representing a homeowner in a successful appeal that nearly quadrupled a state grant award offered for damage sustained in Hurricane Katrina, and representing a minor seeking insurance coverage for damages incurred from sexual abuse suffered in a youth housing facility.
Prior to joining Gilbert LLP, Benjamin was an associate in the antitrust practice group at Arnold and Porter, LLP from 2006-2007, where he represented a credit card company in an antitrust litigation relating to interchange rates.
Areas of Practice
- Complex Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Public Interest
- Insurance Recovery
- Virginia, 2004
- District of Columbia, 2007
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Georgetown Journal of International Law (Associate Administrative Editor)
- American Constitution Society (Board Member)
Honors and Awards
- Order of the Coif
Past Employment Positions
- Arnold and Porter, LLP, Associate, 2006 - 2007
- Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia,
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Order of the Coif
Law Journal: Georgetown Journal of International Law, Associate Administrative Editor
- Duke University,
Honors: With High Honors
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