James N. Benedict '74

James N. Benedict '74

 


 

Mr. Benedict is a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. He is chairman of the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration Group and head of its Securities Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joining Milbank he was a partner at Clifford Change where he served as the head of the Global Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.

 

He has been consistently honored by Chambers USA as one of the nation’s leading securities litigators, and in 2009 was the recipient of Chambers USA Award for Excellence for Securities Litigation. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the United States Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation Board.

 

Mr. Benedict continues to interview and hire students from Albany Law. He received the Trustee Gold Medal in January 2014 for his dedication and commitment to the Law School. Jim was the first supporter of the Government Law Center’s  Lawyer in Residence initiative. He was past president of the Law School Alumni Council and was an editor on the Albany Law Review for 2 years as a student.