October 12, 2012, Larry Bennett, Shareholder in the Litigation Section of Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. was elected as an Officer of the Insurance and Indemnity Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
Mr. Bennett’s practice focuses on litigation issues involving environmental hazards, defective products, and unsafe practices that result in physical and economic injury. He has been involved in cases challenging the safe design of aircraft and automobiles; the health impact of contaminated home and business environments; and injuries resulting from construction, trucking, or other wrongful conduct. He is also involved in complex commercial or business litigation including insurance coverage disputes, disability insurance claims, challenges to telecommunication billing practices, and shareholder disputes.
Mr. Bennett has served on numerous committees with respect to litigation related issues, including the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan. He has been a frequent speaker at seminars involving litigation related topics. He has also served as an arbitrator and a mediator for the Wayne County Mediation Tribunal Association, the Oakland County Bar Association and the Macomb County Bar Association.
Mr. Bennett has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking by peers for general ethical standards and legal ability. He has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America by U.S. News. He is also recognized as a Top Lawyer by dBusiness and voted a Super Lawyer for 2009 through 2012.
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C., ranks as the 12th largest law firm in Michigan. Founded 39 years ago, located in Troy and Detroit, Michigan. Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is a full service law firm with 70 attorneys. Areas of practice include litigation, corporate law, health care law, business transactions, estate and trust planning, commercial litigation, governmental law, real estate, creditors’ rights, criminal law, employment and labor and workers’ compensation. GMH has been recognized as a Top Tier Law Firm in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. Additional recognitions include Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Place to Work and Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces 2012.