Brian Benjet > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Miami, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
SUITE 2500
MIAMI, FL 33131-5341
United States
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Work Department

Global Governance and Complaince; Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations




Brian Benjet is an accomplished business lawyer and litigator with over 20 years of experience including substantial in house experience in the healthcare, insurance and telecommunications sectors.

He focuses on advising companies and non-profits on compliance and governance matters, investigations and complex business and commercial litigation.

Brian assists public and private, US and multinational companies in designing and implementing risk-based compliance programs. These enterprise-wide programs include conducting risk assessments, drafting codes of ethics and related policies, designing and conducting compliance audits and creating and implementing training programs. He provides advice on governance issues such as disclosing compliance issues to boards of directors, auditors, investors and potential M&A partners; crisis response; and litigation management topics, including issues related to FAS 5/ IAS 37 loss contingency reserving.

Brian uses his extensive in-house experience and integrates this advice with other corporate functions, including operational risk, fraud and audit, helping to ensure compliance for the company in a manner that strengthens the business.

Brian’s litigation representations include healthcare, ERISA, outsourcing contracts and insurance disputes. He regularly advises health plans and healthcare companies on regulatory and business matters and represents them in a wide range of disputes.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Healthcare: service providers

The healthcare team at DLA Piper LLP (US) is ‘strong in regulatory compliance and all kinds of transactional work‘, while also offering dispute resolution and data privacy advice. Miami-based practice lead Joshua Kaye, who delivers ‘exceptional service, quality of work and attention to detail‘, assisted Somos Innovation on the establishment of a Medicaid-focused, value-based care system in New York together with Evolent, while well-regarded Philadelphia litigator Brian Benjet advised BioMatrix Specialty Pharmacy and its affiliates on a fraud claim from Highmark under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. Austin partner Karen Nelson – who has ‘deep experience and a practical approach‘ – successfully represented a hospital and health system in its attempt to prove non-compliance of external auditors with the procedural requirements during the client’s audit investigation. Tom Califano, who is based in New York, specialises in representing healthcare companies in Chapter 11 proceedings.