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Davidson, Benjamin R.

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Updated 10/20/2010
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Gilbert LLP

1100 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 772-2261
Fax: (202) 772-3333
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Year Joined Organization: 2007

Lawyer Overview

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
  • Insurance Recovery

Bar Admissions

  • 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, May, 2006
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Law Journal: Georgetown Journal of International Law, Associate Administrative Editor
  • Duke University, 2003
    Honors: With High Honors
Office Information


1100 New York Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005


(202) 772-2261


(202) 772-3333


Contact Us


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