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Robert S. Bennett

Born: 2-Aug-1939
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Washington attorney

Defense attorney for Bill Clinton in the Paula Jones harassment suit, and for Judith Miller during Plamegate. Hired to defend Paul Wolfowitz during his struggle to remain as president of the World Bank.

Father: F. Robert Bennett
Mother: Nancy Walsh
Brother: William Bennett (former Drug Czar, b. 31-Jul-1943)

    High School: Brooklyn Prep (1957)
    University: BA, Georgetown University (1961)
    Law School: LLB, Georgetown University Law Center (1964)
    Law School: LLM, Harvard Law School (1965)

    Skadden, Arps Partner
    Dunnels, Duvall, Bennett & Porter Partner
    Hogan & Hartson
    Enron Attorney
    HealthSouth Attorney
    KPMG Attorney
    Assistant US Attorney District of Columbia (1967-70)
    Law Clerk US District Court Judge Howard F. Corcoran (1965-67)
    American College of Trial Lawyers Fellow
    American Bar Association
    District of Columbia Bar
    Montana Bar Association
    New York State Bar Association
    Virginia Bar Association

Author of books:
In the Ring: The Trials of a Washington Lawyer (2008, memoir)

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