William R. Bennett, III
Blank Rome LLP
William (Bill) R. Bennett, III concentrates his practice in international and maritime litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He has experience litigating and arbitrating all types of marine and shore-based disputes, including, contract disputes, insurance coverage issues, personal injury, wrongful death, charter party disputes, groundings, strandings, sinkings, collisions, salvage, and fire and cargo disputes. Mr. Bennett has also served as arbitrator and mediator for personal injury and contract disputes. Mr. Bennett obtained his Unlimited Third Mate's license from the United States Coast Guard. He worked aboard various vessels in the capacity of Third Mate, Second Mate (limited tonnage), and Master (limited tonnage), including oil tankers, ocean-going tugs, dredges, and yachts.