Douglas J. Bench
Douglas J. Bench
Practice AreasHealthcare and Long-Term Care
1001 Conshohocken State Road
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
Douglas J. Bench is an Associate in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Mr. Bench focuses his practice on defending healthcare providers and medical professionals against professional and general liability matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bench focused his practice in complex class actions and other business litigation matters including, financial, real estate, and breaches of contract. He also has experience related to arbitrations and mediations related to FINRA and other financial investment matters.
Mr. Bench received his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School where he received the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for the highest grades in Copyright and Financial Institutions courses. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Journalism, with a minor in economics, from the University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. Bench is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.
Areas of Law
- Healthcare and Long-Term Care
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Cornell Law School (J.D. 2006)
- University of Pittsburgh (B.A. 2003)
Bar and Court Admissions
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- United States District Court for the District of Delaware
Accolades & Involvement
Honors and Awards
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for the highest grades in Copyright and Financial Institutions courses, Cornell Law School
- “Collateral Review of Career Offender Sentences: The Case for Coram Nobis,” 45 U. MICH. J.L. REFORM 155 (2011) (Cited in Spencer v. United States, 727 F.3d 1076, 1091 n.32 (11th 2013); State v. Rosenfield 142 A.3d 1069, 1077 (VT 2016) (dissent))
- “What Constitutes a Violet Felony After Begay?”, 67 J. MO. B. 209 (2011)