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DONALD S. BENNETT
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Tampa

501 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1700
Tampa, Florida 33602

T (813) 222-1143
F (813) 222-3066

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Donald S. Bennett practices in the area of workers' compensation and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Act--both in the trial and appellate phases. He exclusively practices in defense of employers, carriers, and servicing agents.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Banker Lopez Gassler P.A., Tampa, FL
    Shareholder, November 2008 to Present
  • Fowler White Boggs Banker P.A., Tampa, FL
    Attorney, June 1987 to October 2008

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

   Presentations
  • Frequent Lecturer and Manual Author, National Business Institute, Inc.
  • Frequent Lecturer and Manual Author, Sterling Educational Services, Inc.
  • Frequent Lecturer and Manual Author, Lorman Educational Services, Inc.
  • Ethics and Professionalism Panelist, Florida Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference
  • Ethics and Professionalism Moderator, Florida Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference
  • Lecturer, Florida Workers’ Compensation Forum, Florida Bar

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • The Florida Bar: Executive Council, Workers' Compensation Section (1996-99); Representative at All Bar Conference, 1992
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
PRACTICE AREAS
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Appellate, Coverage & Law
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA)
  • Defense Base Act (DBA)
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA)
  • Workers’ Compensation Compliance and Stop Work Orders
EDUCATION
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1987 (Executive Council of Moot Court Board)
  • B.A., With Distinction, Pennsylvania State University, 1984 (Phi Beta Kappa)
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Florida State Courts
  • Florida Supreme Court
DISTINCTIONS
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers® in America, 2006-2011, 2013-2014, 2016-2017
  • Best Lawyers®, Lawyer of the Year, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, 2017
  • Florida Super Lawyers®, 2007-2013