Bensy Benjamin

Associate || Seattle

Bensy is a seasoned employment litigator who represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including cases alleging Title VII discrimination; disability, age, and military status discrimination; sexual harassment; retaliation for protected activity; wrongful discharge; wage and hour claims; FMLA violations; and breaches of non-competition agreements. Bensy also represents life, health, and disability insurance companies and benefit plans in ERISA litigation matters in federal and state courts across the country, and represents companies in trade secret, unfair competition, breach of contract, and other business-related litigation.

Bensy has substantial experience appearing before state and federal courts, as well as federal administrative agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Merit Systems Protections Board. She has represented employers in the technology, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, transportation, insurance, and hospitality industries.

Bensy has taken and defended numerous depositions, and has drafted and argued several motions, including motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss. She has taken seven cases to trial as the first-chair attorney leading litigation and strategy.

Bensy also advises employers on day-to-day employment matters, including discipline and termination, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, employee handbooks, employee benefits, and preventive policies and practices.

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  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Samoa Bar Association

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