Shaun M. Bennett


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Shaun M. Bennett


Shaun M. Bennett is an associate in the Norfolk, Virginia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice revolves entirely around the laws impacting employment and the workplace.

Shaun defends employers against claims brought under the various laws, rules, and regulations which impact the workplace and the employer/employee relationship. Shaun’s practice includes litigation, employee handbook and policy review, as well as preventive client counseling.

During law school, Shaun wrote an article for the Washington and Lee Law Review focused on the statutory requirements to become a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Act. This article won awards from both the Washington and Lee Law Review and the Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni. Shaun also served as a managing editor of the Washington and Lee Law Review. Upon graduation from law school, Shaun served as a law clerk to Justice Stephen R. McCullough of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Shaun also worked as a civil litigator, representing and defending the interests of corporate clients in contract and tort litigation. Shaun now uses this experience to defend the interests of employers in the workplace.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Virginia Bar Association

Published Works

  • “Whistling Loud and Clear: Applying Chevron to Subsection 21F of Dodd-Frank,” Washington & Lee Law Review (2018) [Author]