Attorney Profiles

John C. Bennett, Esq.

John C. Bennett, Esq.
Location: Huntington, NY
Phone: (631) 423-7777
Fax: (631) 423-7784
Email: jbennett@gathbenlaw.com
Mr. Bennett is currently serving as the Zoning Board attorney for the Town of Huntington.

St. John's University School of Law (J.D. 1985).  Mr. Bennett has an extensive background in the insurance industry, having worked as an underwriter and claims adjuster for the Hartford Insurance Company for approximately 9 years.  Thereafter, he joined the 50 plus attorney firm of Furey and Furey where he worked representing clients in Federal and State Court litigated matters as well as representing insureds and insurers in declaratory judgment proceedings.

Currently, Mr. Bennett represents a variety of small and medium sized companies located on Long Island and the surrounding areas in litigated proceedings. He currently serves as litigation counsel for the Town of Huntington.  Mr. Bennett has assisted numerous clients in representation of plaintffs in serious personal injury actions having achieved settlements and verdicts in excess of one million for the firms clients.  Mr. Bennett has extensive experience in auto accident litigation, Labor Law/Scaffold cases and complex civil Federal Court actions.

J. Edward Gathman, Jr., Esq.

J. Edward Gathman, Jr., Esq.
Location: Huntington, NY
Phone: (631) 423-7777
Fax: (631) 423-7784
Email: egathman@gathbenlaw.com
Ed Gathman is a graduate of CW Post School of Business (BS 1981) and Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 1984).  Ed began his career at Gruman Aerospace where he primarily negotiated contracts and joint venture agreements relative to the Space Station and Space Shuttle.  Thereafter, he joined the 50 plus attorney firm of Furey and Furey where he worked representing clients in Federal and State Court litigated matters as well as banking and commercial transactions.

Currently, Mr. Gathman represents a variety of small and medium sized companies located on Long Island and the surrounding areas.  He currently serves as the attorney for the Planning Board for the Town of Huntington and the Village of Northport.  Mr. Gathman has assisted numerous clients in negotiated mergers, acquisitions, 1031 like kind exchanges and commercial and residential real estate matters.