PARTNER

Peggy G. Bennett

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pgbennett@bllfirm.com
(202) 699-2975

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eggy Bennett is a partner of Bennett LoCicero & Liu LLP.  Her practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, administrative enforcement matters, campus disciplinary actions,

Title IX matters and SORNA registration.  Ms. Bennett represents clients in both local and
federal courts and has experience representing witnesses in investigations conducted by a
number of government agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Consumer
Financial Protection Bureau and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ms. Bennett began her career as a Public Defender with the Legal Aid Society in New York
City.  At Legal Aid, she vigorously represented indigent clients in all aspects of their defense
in a wide range of misdemeanor and felony cases.  Ms. Bennett furthered her courtroom
advocacy and investigative skills by serving as an Assistant United States Attorney for the
District of Columbia.  In that capacity, Ms. Bennett prosecuted a wide array of misdemeanor
and felony cases while serving in the Grand Jury, Domestic Violence, Sex Offense, and
Community Prosecution units of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Bennett continued her practice in several boutique firms in the District of Columbia
where she focused on white collar criminal cases, administrative enforcement matters,
campus disciplinary actions, Title IX matters, and SORNA registration.

In addition to her legal experience, Ms. Bennett worked for two years as a Global Director of
Strategic Accounts for Knoll, Inc.  This experience gave her unique insight into corporate
governance and day-to-day business operations.

Ms. Bennett’s experiences as an award-winning public defender, longtime federal
prosecutor, and corporate and individual defense counsel have placed her in a unique
group of litigators.  She has tried over 100 cases and presented over 70 cases in the grand
jury.  Having honed her advocacy and trial skills from each of these perspectives, she
provides her clients with strategic and practical insights that win cases.

Ms. Bennett received her J.D from New York University School of Law. She holds a B.A
degree in Urban Studies from the New School University in New York City.  She is a
member of the District of Columbia and New York State Bars and is admitted to practice in
the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and in the District of Maryland.

Memberships

Ms. Bennett is a member of the of the Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court and the John
Carroll Society.

Education



 

New York University, JD
New School University, BA

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