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Bennett Chan

Firm: Dudley Clark & Chan
Country: US Virgin Islands

Practice Area: Labour and Employment

  • 9720 Estate Thomas
    Havensight, St. Thomas
    U.S. Virgin Islands 00802
Bennett Chan, a native of Flushing, New York, received his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1981, and his J.D. in 1984 from Rutgers University School of Law. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1985 and the Virgin Islands Bar in 1986. Chan is a member of the Virgin Islands and American Bar Associations, and the Virgin Islands Committee of Bar Examiners. As head of the Labor and Employment Law Department, Chan handles cases on behalf of management involving the defense of both administrative and civil wrongful termination and discrimination claims. He also counsels clients on plant openings, closings and transfers.

Firm Background

Adriane J. Dudley, a practicing attorney for more than twenty years, and in private practice in the Virgin Islands since 1978, established the firm in November 1985. Six years later, Bennett Chan became a partner of the firm, and, in 2000, Edward B. Reynolds, Jr., was named a partner. The firm is comprised of three partners, several attorneys, paralegals and other related support staff. The firm concentrates in civil litigation, commercial and administrative law, labor and employment law, real estate, banking, business management matters, arbitration and mediation. Attorneys in the Litigation Department handle a wide range of corporate defense issues, including commercial, employment, insurance and personal injury, product liability and medical malpractice. The Litigation Department includes attorneys who are certified mediators and available to aid in dispute resolution. Dudley Clark & Chan is retained by businesses and organizations to render legal opinions and lobby regarding proposed legislation. Clients are businesses and institutions in both the private and public sectors that engage in retail, commercial, banking, light industrial and service endeavors. Clients range from small local businesses to multinational corporations.

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