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Peggy G. Bennett

Phone (202) 697-9293
Email peggy@coburngreenbaum.com

Peggy G Bennett joined Coburn & Greenbaum PLLC, in November of 2015. Her practice focuses on criminal defense, administrative enforcement matters, and white-collar criminal defense. Ms. Bennett represents clients in both local and federal courts and has experience representing witnesses in regulatory investigations conducted by a number of government agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Bennett also has experience representing defendants in death penalty eligible cases.

Before joining Coburn & Greenbaum, Ms. Bennett honed her courtroom advocacy and investigative skills by serving as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. In that capacity, Ms. Bennett prosecuted a wide array of misdemeanor and felony cases while serving in the Grand Jury, Domestic Violence, Sex Offense, and Community Prosecution units of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Immediately before becoming a federal prosecutor, Ms. Bennett was an associate at what was Coburn & Schertler (is now Schertler & Onorato). where she worked on white-collar criminal cases and represented individuals who were the subject of government investigations.

Ms. Bennett began her law career as a Public Defender with the Legal Aid Society in New York City. At Legal Aid, she vigorously represented indigent clients in all aspects of their defense in a wide range of misdemeanor and felony cases.

Ms. Bennett received her J.D from New York University School of Law. She holds a B.A. degree in Urban Studies from the New School University in New York City. She is a member of the District of Columbia and New York State Bars and is admitted to practice before the Eastern and Southern District in New York.

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