Lowenstein Sandler is proud to announce that Lynda A. Bennett, Partner and Chair, Insurance Recovery, and Jennifer Fiorica Delgado, Partner, Capital Markets Litigation, have been named to Crain’s distinguished roster of 2019 Notable Women in Law – New York.
Crain’s annual list celebrates bold, gifted women lawyers whose work and accomplishments have had a significant impact on New York City and whose careers include outstanding philanthropic and civic pursuits. Nominees are assessed for their exceptional achievements during the year, activity with nonprofit or community groups or on behalf of underrepresented individuals or communities, and demonstrated leadership ability.
This accolade not only recognizes these lawyers’ achievements but also reflects Lowenstein’s steadfast commitment to providing opportunities and advancement for women. Through focused employee resource groups, equitable benefits and services to facilitate work-life balance, and dedicated mentorship and sponsorship, the firm demonstrates its sustained investment in a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees can build and pursue productive careers. The Crain’s honor follows several recent firmwide accolades, including being named one of Working Mother’s 60 Best Law Firms for Women and a Crain’s Best Place to Work in New York City.
About our honorees:
Lynda Bennett’s Insurance Recovery practice provides clients with effective advocacy in resolving complex disputes with insurers. With more than 20 years of commercial litigation experience, she has obtained significant recoveries for clients in a wide variety of matters. Bennett also counsels clients with respect to contractual insurance requirements, new insurance products (such as cyber and Reps and Warranty insurance), innovative risk management tools, and insurance program assessment. She is a member of Lowenstein’s Executive Board and Compensation Committee and previously served on the firm's Operating and Recruiting Committees. Committed to advancing women in the legal profession, Bennett is a founder of the firm's Women’s Initiative Network, has held leadership positions in legal industry women's groups, and is an active part of a firm-wide initiative to help junior attorneys develop their networking, business development, and branding skills.
Jennifer Fiorica Delgado handles complex litigation on behalf of the “buy side,” including asset managers, hedge funds, and institutional investors. She has extensive experience with a wide range of capital markets disputes, including structured finance and securities litigation, M&A disputes, and bankruptcy-related litigation. Delgado also maintains a robust business litigation and counseling practice for multinational and other high-value clients. Committed to pro bono work, Delgado was recognized in 2015 as one of the Top 25 Pro Bono Advocates by Legal Services of New York City. Most recently, she prosecuted disability discrimination and retaliation claims against the New York City Housing Authority on behalf of a disabled woman living in public housing. Earlier in her career, she successfully obtained a landmark victory for an interracial, same-sex couple in a child custody case. Delgado co-heads the firm’s Recruiting Committee, mentors young lawyers at the firm, and co-chairs the Professional Services Perspectives Committee of the Financial Women’s Association, an organization dedicated to developing future leaders in every sector of the financial community.