Bud Bennington is an accomplished trial attorney with more than 35 years of experience representing a variety of clients in complex business litigation matters. His extensive trial experience ranges from complex “white collar” cases to intricate business litigation matters. As a partner with Shutts & Bowen, Bud continues to be a leader in the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group, having served as the groups’ Co-Chair for more than seven years.
Bud has appeared in federal and state courts, as well as before governmental organizations and administrative agencies. He is a legal strategist who has trained, managed and mentored numerous attorneys throughout his career while also serving as lead counsel in multifaceted litigation actions for a number of Fortune 500 companies.
Bud represents clients in a number of industries including: Hospitality; Development; Large-scale homebuilders; Lenders; Insurance; Manufacturing; Internet-based companies; Real estate; Construction.
Bud’s exceptional advocacy skills are the cornerstone of his practice in the negotiation and resolution of complicated business disputes including:
- Insurance coverage
- Computer abuse
- Cyber security
- Deceptive trade practice claims
His legal insight and opinion has also brought about the opportunity for him to appear as a guest legal commentator on different occasions for television news programs on ABC News, CNBC, and CNN.
- Ohio Northern University, J.D., with honors, 1977
- Marietta College, B.A., with honors, 1974
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES:
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Florida Bar Association
- Orange County Bar Association
- Junior Achievement of Central Florida, Board of Directors, 2015-2016
- The University of Tennessee Parents Council Member/Student Recruitment Committee
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