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Stephanie K. Benecchi
Philadelphia Office

123 South Broad Street
Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19109

P: 215-772-7282
F: 215-731-3665

Biography

Stephanie K. Benecchi is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Stephanie was an associate with a commercial litigation firm in New York, where she handled high-stakes civil litigation, corporate investigations, and insurance coverage, in federal and state courts. She drafted motions, briefs, and discovery documents. Stephanie has managed document review teams and document productions. She also prepared witnesses for deposition and trial proceedings.

Selected Representations

  • Represented hedge fund in adversary proceeding in United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York in connection with its investment in the debtor
  • Represented hedge fund before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in case asserting GPS industry’s interference with investment in a wireless spectrum company
  • Represented subsidiary of major corporation in coverage action for asbestos liabilities
  • Represented investment company in coverage action for Madoff losses under fidelity bond
  • Represented FDIC in investigation of the failure of a regional bank in Georgia
  • Represented pro bono clients in negotiations with their insurance companies after Superstorm Sandy

Academic Achievements

Stephanie received a J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law in May 2010, where she was a staff member of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law.

Stephanie earned a B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University in May 2005. She was a member of the Varsity Women’s Swim Team, served in student government, and served as chair of the Class of 2005 Senior Gift Fundraising Committee.  She remains involved with Columbia, serving as a class agent and on the Alumni Representative Committee, as well as on reunion and fundraising committees.