Allyson R. Bennett

Profile

Allyson Bennett is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Representative Matters

  • Fox’s studio and network entities in contingent compensation disputes, brought by executives Barry Josephson and Kathleen Reichs and actors David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel, that allege affiliate dealing and accounting claims concerning broadcast, new media, international exhibition and domestic syndication of the television show “Bones.”
  • Disney, Lucasfilm, Fox and Warner Bros. in a copyright infringement and circumvention action against VidAngel.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bennett served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Jesse Furman of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. 

Ms. Bennett earned her law degree from the Yale Law School, where she was awarded the Thurman Arnold Prize for best oralist in moot court and the William K.S. Wang Prize for superior performance in the introductory course in corporate law. Ms. Bennett also served as a co-chair of the Moot Court Board, as well as an online editor of the Yale Law Journal and a comments editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation. She also co-directed the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Allyson Bennett is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Representative Matters

  • Fox’s studio and network entities in contingent compensation disputes, brought by executives Barry Josephson and Kathleen Reichs and actors David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel, that allege affiliate dealing and accounting claims concerning broadcast, new media, international exhibition and domestic syndication of the television show “Bones.”
  • Disney, Lucasfilm, Fox and Warner Bros. in a copyright infringement and circumvention action against VidAngel.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bennett served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Jesse Furman of the District Court for the Southern District of New York. 

Ms. Bennett earned her law degree from the Yale Law School, where she was awarded the Thurman Arnold Prize for best oralist in moot court and the William K.S. Wang Prize for superior performance in the introductory course in corporate law. Ms. Bennett also served as a co-chair of the Moot Court Board, as well as an online editor of the Yale Law Journal and a comments editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation. She also co-directed the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.