Bennett, Robert S.
ROBERT S. Bennett is a partner at Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C. A former federal prosecutor and a leading member of the defense bar since 1971, Bennett is co-chair of the firm’s white collar criminal defense and investigations group.
Bennett is renowned in his field as an exceptional trial lawyer who has handled numerous high-profile cases and has represented corporations and individuals, including directors and officers, in criminal, civil, SEC enforcement and congressional matters for the past 35 years. He has been listed repeatedly in various publications as one of the nation’s most influential and successful litigators.
Bennett was President Bill Clinton’s personal attorney in the Paula Jones case, and most recently he represented Judith Miller in the CIA leak investigation.
A member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Bennett traces his Irish heritage to his maternal grandfather who hailed from Co. Limerick. Bennett attended Georgetown University, the University of Virginia Law School and received his master of laws from Harvard.
Bennett and his wife Ellen have three daughters.
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