Admitted to bar, 1978, Connecticut; 1979, New York; 1980, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1981, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1997, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1998, United States Supreme Court. Education: Bucknell University (B.A., 1975); Villanova School of Law (J.D., 1978). Member: American (Member, Section on Litigation), Connecticut, Westchester (Member, Committee on Liaison with the Judiciary) and New York State (Member, Section on Torts, Insurance & Compensation Section) Bar Associations and New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Lecturer, New York State Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Issues and Applications; Member, Council on Litigation Management.
Attorney Richard D. Bentzen has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating – the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.