Benno is responsible for the international arbitration practice in the Americas. His work focuses on the arbitration and litigation of a broad range of complex commercial, investment treaty and construction disputes. He regularly represents U.S. and foreign parties, along with sovereign entities, in international disputes before arbitral tribunals and state and federal courts. Benno arbitrates cases before the leading international arbitration institutions and serves as an arbitrator in international disputes.
He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches International Commercial Arbitration and International Litigation.He is listed as a leading practitioner of international arbitration in Chambers USA 2012: America's Leading Lawyers for Business: "Practice leader Louis Kimmelman is "an absolute all-star," who is noted for his "extraordinarily strong analytical mind."
BA, Yale University, 1972
JD, Yale University, 1975
"Arbitration of International Commercial Disputes," Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel (Robert L. Haig, ed. 2012), co-author
"Document Production in the United States," Document Production in International Arbitration (ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, 2006), co-author
"Litigating International Disputes in Federal Courts," Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (Robert L. Haig, ed. 3d ed. 2011), co-author with former Secretary of State Warren Christopher
"Warranties," Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts (Robert L. Haig, ed., 3d ed. 2011)