Peter Bennett Named One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Employment Attorneys

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Human Resource Executive® and has named Peter Bennett one of the top 100 most powerful employment attorneys in the nation.

The Bennett Law Firm, which is located in Portland, Maine, is pleased to announce that Peter Bennett ( has been named one of the top 100 most powerful employment attorneys in the nation by Human Resource Executive® Magazine and

The list (, which is prepared by exclusively for Human Resource Executive® Magazine, specifies the most powerful employment attorneys in the nation for ERISA law, labor law, and immigration law. All 100 attorneys were selected for inclusion on the basis of evaluations by clients and peers, curriculum-vitae analyses, and reporting by the Lawdragon staff (, which is based in Los Angeles, California, is a news and networking legal website that was created for lawyers and clients. The site offers ratings of lawyers and judges for visitors who are searching for representation for a wide variety of legal matters. Additionally, posts news items and articles catered toward attorneys.

Peter Bennett is nationally recognized as a leader representing management in the field of labor and employment law. He is a past Chair of the American Bar Association’s 35,000 member Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section. He has given in excess of 200 law-related lectures in over twenty states, and has taught personnel law at the University of Southern Maine since 1989. He is currently serving as Dean of the 2009/2010 ABA TIPS Leadership Academy, and is also a member of the ABA’s Task Force on Federal Preemption of State Law and the ABA’s Standing Committee on Judicial Independence.

The Bennett Law Firm ( was founded over forty-five years ago by its namesake, Herbert H. Bennett, a well known and nationally prominent trial lawyer whose practice focused on representing management on issues of labor and employment law. Throughout the years, the firm has remained relatively small by design and it continues to provide highly specialized legal services to a broad client base.

The Bennett Law Firm ( is also a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms ( Primerus is an international alliance of top-rated, independent, small and mid-sized law firms that have earned the right to display the Primerus seal of quality. As one of the most respected law firm alliances, Primerus currently has 150 member firms in nearly 110 cities in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Mexico, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, and is expanding around the globe. With over 2,000 lawyers in the alliance, Primerus members, collectively, offer the breadth of expertise and jurisdictional coverage that only the world’s largest law firms can offer to clients.


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